May 16, 2022

Copyright: U.S. House Subcommittee Scheduled to Hold Hearing on the “Scope of Fair Use”

Video Recording of the Complete Hearing

Live streaming video by Ustream

LCC Statement

UPDATE January 30, 2014

The Library Copyright Coalition (made up of ACRL, ALA, ARL) submitted an 11 page statement to the committee re: scope of fair use.

You can access the full text of the LCC statement here.


Original Post and Documents

From The Hill:

The House Judiciary subcommittee on Intellectual Property hearing — which will start at 2 p.m. and be livestreamed on the committee’s site — will focus on the fair use doctrine, which sets out guidelines for unlicensed work of copyrighted material.

The hearing is a part of the Judiciary Committee’s overarching look at copyright law, led by Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).

Read the Complete Report (via The Hill)

Scheduled to Testify at “The Scope of Fair Use” Hearing (via Committee Web Site)
& Links to Speaker Bio and Full Text of Prepared Testimony (PDF)

Live Video Stream

A live video stream of the hearing will be available here

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.