Information Today, Inc. Corporate Site KMWorld CRM Media Streaming Media Faulkner Speech Technology Unisphere/DBTA
PRIVACY/COOKIES POLICY
Other ITI Websites
American Library Directory Boardwalk Empire Database Trends and Applications DestinationCRM Faulkner Information Services Fulltext Sources Online InfoToday Europe KMWorld Literary Market Place Plexus Publishing Smart Customer Service Speech Technology Streaming Media Streaming Media Europe Streaming Media Producer Unisphere Research



 



News & Events > NewsBreaks
Back Index Forward
Threads bluesky LinkedIn FaceBook RSS Feed
Weekly News Digest

June 9, 2015 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

CLICK HERE to view more Weekly News Digest items.

U.S. Copyright Office Report Addresses Orphan Works and Mass Digitization

The U.S. Copyright Office documented the problems that occur when using orphan works and engaging in mass digitization projects. “Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: A Report of the Register of Copyrights” provides a series of legislative recommendations that are designed to help users as well as conform to the rights of copyright owners.

The coverage of orphan works draws on the Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 and includes updates and changes. The report recommends a more incremental approach to mass digitization that would allow the U.S. to gain experience with the extended collective licensing framework used in other countries.

For more information, read the press release.



Send correspondence concerning the Weekly News Digest to NewsBreaks Editor Brandi Scardilli

Related Articles

8/29/2017ALA Publishes Report on U.S. Copyright Office
3/28/2017Library Copyright Alliance Condemns Bill on Register of Copyrights
10/25/2016Pallante Out as Register of Copyrights
10/4/2016Libraries, Orphan Works, and the Future of Copyright
7/15/2014WIPO Considers Changes to Broadcasting Copyrights
7/1/2014Library Crowdfunding Site Offers OA Digital Collections
10/15/2012HathiTrust Lawsuit Decision Reaffirms Libraries in the Digital Age
9/12/2011Orphan Works Project to Scan Library Books for Online Database
6/6/2011University of Michigan Libraries Target HathiTrustís Orphan Works


Comments Add A Comment

              Back to top