ARL to Hold Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Decision Webcast Next Week
UPDATED 10/26: We’ve embedded the archived version of the webcast below. It runs one hour.
From the Association of Research Libraries:
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) will host a webcast [free] on October 24, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. eastern time, to discuss the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust decision and the implications of this victory for research libraries. The discussion will be moderated by Brandon Butler, Director of Public Policy Initiatives at ARL, and will feature discussion from:
– Jonathan Band, of policybandwidth, an expert in copyright law and the author of the Library Copyright Alliance amicus brief in the HathiTrust case
– Peter Jaszi, Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law, as well as co-facilitator of the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries and a member of the legal team that represented the National Federation of the Blind
– Dan Goldstein, a partner at Brown, Goldstein & Levy, acts as counsel for the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and has initiated a national legal campaign to ensure access to technology
– Jason M. Schultz, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law Director, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the University of California Berkeley School of Law
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.