Legal issues in digitization projects webinar 

IFLA PAC for digital preservation holds at the National Library of Poland 10 webinars to walk beginners through the route to basic understanding of digitization projects. The fourth webinar in the series will discuss legal issues fundamental for providing access to deliverables of digitization projects. 

The webinar is free, and no registration required. 

@Dennis Jarvis from Halifax, Canada, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič will provide a basic overview of EU copyright law especially as it relates to libraries and cultural collections, present the new exceptions and limitations for libraries in the Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (2019), and remind old ones from the Information Society Directive (2001).

Melissa Levine will present a brief explanation of the structure of US copyright law and key limitations and exceptions (primarily fair use) for context, and discuss Rightsstatements.org which is directly relevant for the audience. She will also discuss the approach used by the University of Michigan Library for proposing digital collections which includes a basic intake proposal form that will be useful for understanding the process. 

Tomasz Gruszkowski will moderate the webinar and ask questions. 

 June 9th, 2PM (CEST), 8 AM (EST) at https://tinyurl.com/IFLA-PAC-webinar-4 

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