Sessions at ALA

For all ya’ll library peeps — this session at ALA sounds interesting:

Friday, June 22, 2007

1:30 – 4:30 pm, Grand Hyatt Washington, Independence Ballroom A
OCLC Symposium: Is the Library Open?
Join your colleagues and OCLC for an interesting afternoon discussion. Hear from three experts on the issues of information property law, copyright, digital communication, intellectual property and user privacy rights in relation to library policies. They are:

  • Marc Rotenberg, Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and professor of privacy law at Georgetown University Law Center
  • Siva Vaidhyanathan, a cultural historian, media scholar and Associate Professor of culture and communication at New York University
  • Mary Minow, Library Law Consultant with, coauthor of The Library’s Legal Answer Book and a public librarian for 10 years.
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