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DMCA Exemptions

Guest Post by Jan Boyles

It’s time to protect the hard-won fair use rights that artists, professors, librarians and online video makers won three years ago at the Copyright Office. The Library of Congress has issued a Notice of Inquiry calling for written comments by December 1. Read more...

Reclaiming Fair Use: The Book

Reclaiming Fair Use Book Cover

Our fair use book is finally out! For years, Peter Jaszi and I have been working on a book that synthesizes our experience with fair use, which many people in the Center for Social Media network contributed to, by helping us learn how communities of practice use and improve their use of this valuable right. Thank you!Read more...

Communication Scholars, Putting Copyright/Fair Use Knowledge into Practice

ICA logoAt the International Communication Association meeting in Boston late May,  the theme was Communication @ the Center, arguing that communication scholarship has a central role in the issues of the day.  I moderated a lively panel discussion of how communication scholars have intervened in a major policy issue: copyright. Read more...

Challenges in Employing Fair Use in Academic and Research Libraries

Association of Research LibrariesThe Center for Social Media, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) released on Dec. Read more...

Challenges in Employing Fair Use in Academic and Research Libraries

The Center for Social Media, the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) are pleased to announce the release of Challenges in Employing Fair Use in Academic and Research Libraries, which shows how librarians struggle to meet the missions of U.S. academic and research libraries, interpreting fair use and other copyright exemptions. 

 

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