Transcending language and cultural boundaries, appealing immediately to the eye and the ear, to the literate and illiterate, audiovisual documents have transformed society by becoming a permanent complement to the traditional written record.
The World Intellectual Property Organisation General Assembly (WIPO GA) is currently underway in Geneva. Member countries, including Australia, are discussing the future work plan of WIPO, including the agenda for the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR).
Which sounds about as exciting as watching paint drying. But for libraries and archives it’s a crucial time as they fight to maintain the work on the legal instrument for limitations and exceptions for libraries and archives (TLIB).
ALCC Libraries Copyright Training will be running in Canberra on May 8th, 2014 at the National Library.
This free training is open to all members or employees of an ALCC member. The ALCC members are National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA), Council of University Librarians (CAUL), National Library of Australia (NLA), Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA), Australian Government Libraries Association (AGLIN) Australian Society of Archivists (ASA) and Council of Australasian Archives and Record Authorities (CAARA).
Copyright Training is heading to the State Library of Victoria on friday 6th December.
The training is free to ALCC members, so if you (or your library) belong to ALIA, NSLA, CAUL, NLA, AGLIN or ASA, that is you!
The two sessions are designed as a full day course, however you can decide to attend just one. Please note that the second session 'Copyright into the future' assumes either a solid grasp of copyright basics or attendance at the morning session.
Our ever popular copyright training will be in Adelaide at the end of November. Book now to secure you place - it's free for members! (You're a member if you, or your library, belongs to ALIA, NSLA, CAUL, NLA, AGLIN or the Society of Archivists)
The training is free to ALCC members, so if you (or your library) belong to ALIA, NSLA, CAUL, NLA, AGLIN or ASA, that is you! To round off the year we should be in Adelaide November 29, Canberra November (date tbc) and Melbourne on the 6th December.
The Australian Libraries Copyright Committee is the primary policy body for the discussion of copyright issues affecting Australian libraries, with major members comprising the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA), National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA), Council of University Librarians (CAUL) and National Library of Australia (NLA)
‘Going Digital: copyright and libraries online’ takes librarians through the copyright essentials, and applying the copyright essentials to digital collections. The internet has seen an explosion of new information platforms and new opportunities for libraries to connect with the community. Access to digital information, licensing of digital content and innovation with copyright content online have become priorities for libraries in Australia.