Copyright and Access Round Table

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Welcome to the Copyright and Access Round Table! 

We hope you enjoyed our program at the 2018 Annual Conference.

We will post information about our upcoming meeting at Annual Assembly soon.

Want to get involved? Contact Yvonne Dooley (


2018 Annual Conference

Copyright Year in Review

Thursday, April 5th, 9:45am-10:45am

Copyright expert Gretchen McCord will share important developments in intellectual property laws affecting how libraries provide services and support. Bring your questions and leave with a more thorough understanding of this important issue.

2017 Annual Conference

Becoming the Copyright Expert at Your Library (Preconference; Ticketed)

Wednesday, April 19th, 1:00pm-5:00pm

Whether or not it is in your job description, people in your institution are turning to you for copyright expertise. Develop a toolkit to address the use of others' creative works and learn how copyright applies to your own professional work. 

Copyright Year in Review

Friday, April 21st, 9:45am-10:45am

Copyright law and best practices are constantly changing and affecting how libraries provide services and support. Learn about developments in the past year and what to expect in the future.

2016 Annual Conference Recap

Thursday, April 21st, 10:00-11:20 a.m.

Copyright and Digital Collections: Lessons from Astrodome Memories

Five Houston archives have partnered with each other and the public to create an online exhibit for Astrodome history and memories.  This IMLS-grant funded project includes  creating a model for managing copyright  concerns. Learn about issues, progress, and a copyright manual that resulted from this work.

Judith Hiott, Houston Area Library Automated Network and Gretchen McCord, Digital Information Law.

Friday, April 22nd, 9:00-9:50

Copyright Year in Review

Bring your coffee and come for an informal discussion about changes to copyright in  the past year. Has Congress acted on orphan works? What’s new with Fair Use? Has case law affected how we provide copies of articles  through ILL? Learn what’s happened and how we can respond.

Gretchen McCord, Digital Information Law.

Friday, April 22nd, 12:00-12:50

Business Meeting: Come get involved with the Copyright and Access Interest Group. (Missed the meeting but still want to get involved?  Contact Deirdre McDonald, 2016-2017 Chair, to find out more).



Created on Jan 6, 2016 | Last updated May 09, 2018