Keeping Copyright Relevant: libraries & archives side event at SCCR28

Keeping Copyright Relevant in the digital environment:
libraries, archives and licences

 An IFLA side event taking place in conjunction with the 28th meeting of the Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organisation

Monday 30 June 2014
13:15 – 14:45
Room 0.107 (beside the cafeteria in the WIPO New Building)
A  light sandwich lunch will be provided

Collectively, libraries today spend billions of dollars each year on licensed digital content. Licences increasingly shape our everyday engagement with information online. What impact are digital content license terms and conditions having on the missions of, and services provided by libraries and archives?

Speakers include:

  • Simonetta Vezzoso, copyright consultant, Associazione Italiana Biblioteche (AIB) (slides)
    and PhD, Senior Researcher and Professor of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Trento University (Italy)
  • Cristiana Gonzalez, researcher and adviser on IP, Federação Brasileira de Associações de Bibliotecários Cientistas da Informação e Instituições (FEBAB) (Brazil) (slides)
  • William J Maher, University Archivist University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Society of American Archivists (SAA) (slides)
  • Ellen Broad, Manager of Digital Projects and Policy, International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) (slides)

The panel will be moderated by:  Winston Tabb, Dean of University Libraries and Museums, The Johns Hopkins University (US) and Head of IFLA Delegation.

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