#NWILL Conference & Copyright Resources

NWILL conference

This upcoming September I will be attending the Northwest Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing Conference also known as #NWILL. This online conference focuses on interlibrary loan (ILL), document delivery, and resource sharing. In my role as a library worker, I provide support in these areas so I look forward to learning how to develop better practices and streamline processes in serving patrons through ILL. I am thankful to the conference committee for providing a free scholarship for me to attend.

I’ve been attending the Virtual Copyright First Responders Series led by Kyle K. Courtney, a lawyer and librarian, and a Copyright Advisor for Harvard University. Here are the topics of discussion:

  • Practical Copyright for Libraries, Archives and Cultural Institutions
  • US Copyright 108
  • Fair Use, part 1
  • Fair Use, part 2 & the Right of First Sale/Licensing

Kyle has been very engaging in the sessions – covering these complex topics and making them very relevant. It’s very fascinating to learn more about copyright and how it affects our work in libraries and archives.

If you are interested in learning more about copyright, consider viewing these resources:

Copyright laws vary from country to country so if you have a particular resource from your own country that you refer to, please share in the comment box!

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