ALA Questions Bid for Independent Copyright Office

ALA joins a chorus of Internet and tech businesses in questioning a proposal to establish the U.S. Copyright office as its own independent agency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Policy Paper: the Copyright Office Belongs in the Library of Congress

In a short, but deeply-sourced policy paper released this week, the American Library Association pushes back against a key talking point in the recent bid to make the Register of Copyrights a presidential appointee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Congressional Committee Backs Independent Copyright Office

In a long-awaited first move toward U.S. copyright reform, the House Judiciary Committee this week backed the creation of an autonomous Copyright Office. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Plan for 'Independent' Copyright Office Meets Resistance

AAP officials have called the proposal "a critical first step" toward modernizing the Copyright Office, but a coalition of Internet companies are less enthused. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: PW Talks to ALA Washington Office Director Kathi Kromer

With librarians preparing to gather in Washington for the 2019 Annual Conference, PW recently caught up with ALA's Kathi Kromer to talk about navigating today's unusual political climate, and why 'year-round advocacy' is the office's defining strategy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Questions for Kristen O’Hara, Chief Business Officer of Hearst Magazines

This January, former Snap Inc. exec Kristen O'Hara joined Hearst Magazines as senior vice president and chief business officer. We caught up with O'Hara to learn about her top priorities in the newly created role. Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Judge Questions Parneros’s Bid to Dismiss B&N Countersuit

Judge John G. Koeltl said the former B&N CEO is free to seek a dismissal of Barnes & Noble’s counterclaim against him, but suggested it was a waste of time and effort. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Salmond joins bid to take control of anti-independence paper the Scotsman

Ex-first minister aims to make title more ‘pro-Scotland’ as part of bid for Johnston Press, which also owns Yorkshire PostFormer Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has joined an activist investor seeking to oust the board and chief executive of Johnston Press, owner of titles including the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Honors Jonathan Band with 2017 L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

Band, a copyright attorney and an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School, is a longtime advisor and representative for the library community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fletcher's book sparks questions about illustrators' copyright

Questions have been raised about whether it is advisable for illustrators to sign away their copyright to authors and publishers after it has emerged Tom Fletcher owns the copyright for the pictures in his forthcoming book.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017 Spotlight: Four Questions with Skip Prichard

The longtime publishing innovator talks about libraries, publishing in the digital age, and his forthcoming book with Center Street, 'The Book of Mistakes'. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Change at the Copyright Office

In her first major move, Librarian of Congress last week Carla Hayden removed Maria Pallante as Register of Copyrights. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TLA 2016: Four Questions for ALA President-Elect Julie Todaro

Incoming ALA president Julie Todaro talks funding, Spanish-language services, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Bloomberg is mulling an independent White House bid

More from Trail Guide Jan. 22 Chris Christie heads back to New Jersey as blizzard approaches Jan. 21 Donald Trump and Ted Cruz try to debunk each other's outsider image Jan. 20 Sarah Palin, on the trail with Donald Trump, talks of son's domestic violence arrest Jan. 19 Sarah Palin endorses Donald... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Denies Publishers' Bid for New Evidence in GSU Copyright Case

Judge Orinda Evans has denied publishers’ bid to gather new evidence in the closely-watched Georgia State University e-reserves case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2019: ALA Professional Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers a look at the 2019 ALA Annual Conference's professional program, which this year features a strong emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018: A Headline Grabbing ALA Annual Conference Wraps Up in New Orleans

A star-studded slate of authors and speakers energized and inspired librarians from the show’s main stages. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: ALA Program Highlights

PW contributing editor Brian Kenney offers his picks from a strong 2018 ALA professional program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Why is Turnout So Low in ALA Elections?

Even with a hot-button issue on this year's ballot, only about 20% of ALA members bothered to vote. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2018 Spotlight: Michelle Obama, Doris Kearns Goodwin Headline 2018 ALA Annual Conference

A star-studded main speaker program awaits attendees, June 21-26, in New Orleans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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