ARCHIVED: AALL Announcement: AALL To Present "Copyright in the Age of Technology"

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August 30, 1999


"Copyright in the Age of Technology", a full-day program designed to provide librarians with the answers to their questions on copyright law as it pertains to libraries is being presented by the American Association of Law Libraries with the support of BNA.

This program will take place on Thursday, October 28, 1999 in Chicago at the Chicago Library System offices located at 224 South Michigan Avenue as part of AALL's continuing efforts to maximize professional development opportunities at national, regional and local levels.

The full day program, which runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will include information on the Copyright Act of 1976, owners' Rights, Fair Use, Fair Use Conclusion, Section 108: Library Exemption, Digital Issues and Recent Amendments to the Copyright Act. Instructor, Laura N. Gasaway, Director and Professor of Law, Kathrine R. Everett Law Library, University of North Carolina is one of the country's leading authorities on Copyright Law and author of many books and articles on the subject, including her newest book, Growing Pains: Adapting Copyright for Libraries, Education & Society.

The AALL Professional Development Program works to provide AALL members with readily available, high quality and timely educational programs, publications and services in a variety of formats, using all available and future technologies in order to enable members to remain current in the profession of law librarianship.

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 4,600 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.