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 »

U.S. Copyright: What You Need to Know

5 February 2014 – You may have seen Certificate in Copyright Management instructor Lesley Ellen Harris’ recent post on managing copyright.  Now, it’s time to focus on U.S. copyright. CCM200 […] Read More »

Managing Copyright in Your Library

16 January 2014 — From guest blogger Lesley Ellen Harris, copyright lawyer and the instructor for SLA’s Certificate in Copyright Management program: When seeking answers on copyright law, many people […] Read More »

SLA Joins Push for Greater Access to Presidents’ Records

14 January 2014 — Researchers and the public would have greater access to the records of former U.S. presidents if legislation being championed by the Special Libraries Association passes Congress […] Read More »

FCC Encouraged to Provide Permanent Public Access to Legal Materials

On November 18, 2013, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) issued a call for input on how the agency can better serve the public interest. On December 2, 2013, SLA joined […] Read More »

Learn about the importance of copyright management during this free webinar

You are cordially invited to participate in SLA’s upcoming online copyright management open house and learn why attention to copyright is vital for your organization. This free event, hosted by […] Read More »

Some Libraries Still Open Despite Shutdown

Some U.S. Government libraries and information centers are still operating even though most federal offices and functions are closed pending the approval of a budget for fiscal year 2014. As […] Read More »

Copyright in Canada

Last November, major amendments to the Canadian Copyright Act came into force. These amendments brought the Canadian Copyright Act up to date to meet the current-day needs of creators, users […] Read More »

NSA Surveillance Documents Released

On September 10, the U.S. Director of National Intelligence (DNI) released hundreds of pages of documents related to the government’s secret interpretation of Patriot Act Section 215 and the National […] Read More »

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