Essentials of Global Copyright

SLA offers the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of international copyright topics with the convenience of self-paced instruction. Register now to join the October cohort of CCM300 Global Copyright […] Read More »

Canadian Copyright Essentials

Do you know what you need to know about Canadian copyright law? CCM201 Canadian Copyright Essentials covers the fundamentals of copyright in Canada, including the Canadian Copyright Act and court […] Read More »

SLA Joins Call for Universal Right to Information Access

SLA has joined with more than 260 educational, library, and information organizations to support an appeal for worldwide access to information that is necessary to promote sustainable development and improve […] Read More »

Loss of Access to Court Records Causes Concern

Law librarians and others in the legal community were caught by surprise earlier this month when an online warehouse for U.S. appellate, district, and bankruptcy court records suddenly cut off […] Read More »

‘Google Act’ Would Terminate NTIS

A bill introduced in April in the U.S. Senate would effectively abolish the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), which was established in 1950 to collect scientific and technical reports and […] Read More »

Learn about the importance of copyright management during our online open house (UPDATED)

Our annual Certificate in Copyright Management (CCM) open house is an opportunity to learn about why information professionals are strategically positioned to become copyright gurus in their organizations.  UPDATE: The […] Read More »

Comments Submitted on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

On May 21st, SLA, AALL, MLA and AAHLS provided comments to the U.S. Register of Copyrights concerning Orphan Works and Mass Digitization.  The comments illustrated the myriad reasons that libraries digitize […] Read More »

European Research Institutions, Libraries and Archives need Balanced Copyright Laws

More than 60 library, archive and research institutions, including SLA, from countries across the European Union and internationally, representing over 650,000 information professionals, have joined together in a letter asking […] Read More »

World Intellectual Property Day

In celebration of World Intellectual Property Day on April 26, 2014, SLA CEO Janice Lachance stated as part of a project for The Copyright & New Media Law Newsletter, “Intellectual […] Read More »

Health Library Closure is Latest Blow to Canada’s Researchers

The weather in Canada has been more bitter than usual this winter—Toronto experienced its coldest December-January period in 20 years, Calgary had its snowiest December in a century, and temperatures […] Read More »

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