April 28, 2000
AALL to Present "Copyright Law in the Digital Age "
The American Association of Law Libraries, with support from BNA, will present "Copyright Law in the Digital Age" on Saturday, May 20, 2000, in Orange, California, at Chapman University School of Law. This full-day program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is designed to provide information professionals with the answers to their questions on copyright law as it pertains to libraries. Included in the curriculum is discussion of the Copyright Act of 1976, Owners Rights, Fair Use, Section 108: Library Exemption, Digital Issues, and Recent Amendments to the Copyright Act.
The 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. A registration form for this program is available on AALLNET, at http://www.aallnet.org/prodev .
This program is part of AALL's continuing efforts to maximize professional development opportunities at national, regional, and local levels. The AALL Professional Development Program provides members and non-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 and to provide non-members with comparable educational opportunities in our area of expertise.
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