ARCHIVED: AALL Programs: Copyright in the New Millenium, Satellite Teleconference

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This satellite teleconference on the digital millennium copyright act is being co-sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), American Library Association, Association of Research Libraries, Medical Library Association and Special Libraries Association. This three hour long session will be held on Friday, May 21st, from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Changes to copyright law enacted in the 150th Congress have significant implications for libraries. Portions of the DMCA contain detailed regulations for online service providers that must be followed to obtain protection from liability for infringement. Online Service providers must register with the Copyright Office and educational institutions are required to educate their communities about copyright law and compliance.

The teleconference, Copyright in the New Millennium, hosts a panel of experts. They will describe the new laws and discuss implications for organizations as they strive to comply with the new laws.

Speakers include:

  • Laura N. (Lolly) Gasaway, Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina
  • Georgia Harper, University of Texas System, Office of General Counsel
  • Sharon A. Hogan, University Librarian, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Peter A. Jaszi, Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University
  • Frederick W. Weingarten, Director, Office for Information Technology Policy, American Library Association

For further details on this teleconference visit ARL's website at

AALL also sponsors full day regional sessions on Copyright Law given by either Laura N. Gasaway or Kenneth Crews. Our next session will be held in Washington DC on Thursday, May 13th. For further details on the May 13th program, click here.

To find out how to co-sponsor one of these day long copyright programs in your area, click here.


This professional development opportunity is brought to you by the American Association of Law Libraries. For additional information, please contact Mary Jawgiel, AALL Education Manager, at 312-939-4764.

AALL recognizes major support from BNA, Inc. for the Professional Development Program.