Everything tagged: Copyright
Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Statement in Support of Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week
News February 21, 2017
CARL today released a statement on the value of fair dealing, in conjunction with Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2017.
News June 30, 2016
Canada today became the key 20th nation to accede to the Marrakesh Treaty, which will bring the Treaty into force in three month’s time on September 30, 2016.
CNIB Receives $2 Million to Support Production of Alternate Format Published Materials for People with Print Disabilities
News June 14, 2016
Yesterday, the Government of Canada announced $2 million in funding for the CNIB to continue supporting its production of alternate format published materials for people with print disabilities.
US Releases Report on Protection of American IP Rights Across the World; Canada Remains on Watch List
News April 27, 2016
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the 2016 “Special 301” Report on the global state of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and enforcement.
IFLA and Other Library Organizations Respond to Comments About Libraries Made by Arnaud Nourry, CEO of Hachette Livre
News April 14, 2016
The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has co-signed a letter in response to comments made by Hachette Livre CEO Arnaud Nourry at the International Publishers’ Congress.
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement Public Consultations: Time To Object To Copyright Term Extension
News April 8, 2016
Dr. Jean Dryden, a leading expert on Canadian copyright, is calling on the Canadian information community to use the public consultation process and let MPs know their concerns with the copyright provisions of the TPP.
News February 23, 2016
Statement from CLA, CARL, and CULC on chapter 18 (Intellectual Property) of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.
News January 21, 2016
Today, CLA released the book Canadian Copyright in Schools and School Libraries: A Primer to assist school library staff and classroom teachers in their understanding of copyright law and Supreme Court of Canada decisions on fair dealing.
Event May 26, 2016 Conference
Theme: The Fog Is Lifting? Looking Towards 2020 Copyright
News October 28, 2015
Digital policies may not have played a significant role in the just-concluded national election, but the arrival of a majority Liberal government will leave many expecting “real change” on the digital front in the years ahead.