Category Archives: copyright

Yesterday’s Inside Higher Ed update contained links to several posts that mentioned the Librarian of Congress’s release of 3-year exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on Monday.  As a result of the exemption request process, professors and film and … Continue reading

Cory Doctorow over at Boing Boing notes that 98% of all work currently protected by copyright are “orphaned”—protected from indiscriminate use but with no author or estate to uphold the responsibilities of ownership. The result, as The Public Domain spells … Continue reading

Last Thursday, Kathleen Kornell (UIP copyright czar) and I attended a copyright primer given by Columbia University’s Kenneth Crews and hosted by the University of Illinois Graduate College and University Library. Crews, who is currently the Director of the Copyright … Continue reading