ARCHIVED: "Copyright Workshop in the Age of Technology" To Be Held in Washington, D.C.

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March 24, 1999


The American Association of Law Libraries' (AALL) Professional Development Committee will present the workshop, "Copyright Law in the Age of Technology," on May 13, 1999 in Washington, D.C. at the firm of Covington & Burling. The program is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This professional development program will address the many issues surrounding copyright and the many challenges modern technology presents to copyright law. One of the leading authorities on copyright law and libraries will address these issues and answer questions such as: How does copyright law apply to digitized information? What are the changes in copyright in the electronic environment? How do you cope with new formats and different methods of accessing and storing information?

Faculty instructor for this program will be AALL member Laura N. Gasaway Director and Professor of Law, Katherine R. Everett Law Library, University of North Carolina.

Registration forms may be obtained at http://www.aallnet.org/prodev or by contacting Mary Jawgiel, Education Manager, at AALL Headquarters, 312/939-4764, ext. 24.

The American Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information. Today, with over 4,800 members, the Association represents law librarians and related professionals who are affiliated with a wide range of institutions: law firms; law schools; corporate legal departments; courts; and local, state, and federal government agencies. For more information, visit AALLNET, the official AALL Web site, at www.aallnet.org.