SIS co-sponsors Workshop


Dr. Kenneth Crews The School of Information Sciences is pleased to co-host a regional workshop on copyright law and policy featuring Dr. Kenneth Crews who serves as the Director of the Copyright Management Center Indiana University Purdue-University Indianapolis.  The workshop will take place on Tuesday, September 18th from 9:30 am through 3:30 pm at the Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre in Oakland. Dr. Crews will discuss “Copyright:  Myths, Principles and the Law.”  Crews recently authored Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators.

The use of copyright and copyright laws encourages resourcefulness in the attempt to advance knowledge and research.  This workshop outlines trends, developments and future directions of copyright as well as fair use, permissions, licensing and the latest developments from congress and the courts.  The goal of this workshop is to educate the university community and encourage active interest copyright issues.

Dr. Kenneth Crews is Director of the Copyright Management Center based at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.  Before going to IUPUI, Dr. Crews practiced law in Los Angeles, co-founded a non-profit business association and taught law at the California State University. Dr. Crews is a graduate of Northwestern and Washington Universities as well as the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Register online at:  http://programs.regweb.come/palinet/07FCOPYRIGHT
Registration deadline:  Monday, September 10, 2007

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Allegheny County Library Association, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, Commonwealth Libraries, Marshall University Libraries, Oakland Library Consortium, PALINET, Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc., Western Pennsylvania/ West Virginia Chapter Association of Research Libraries, and the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences.