May 28, 2022

Issue Brief: “Copyright Education in Libraries, Archives and Museums: A 21st Century Approach”

The following report was published today by Columbia University Libraries and Ithaka S+R.


Copyright Education in Libraries, Archives and Museums: A 21st Century Approach


Rina E. Pantalony
Director, Copyright Advisory Services, Columbia University Libraries

Roger Schonfeld
Director, Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums Program, Ithaka S+R


via Columbia University Academic Commons
DOI: 10.7916/d8-0ses-bj94


This Issues Brief, published with Ithaka S+R and funded by a grant by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, examines the potential of creating a virtual copyright education center for professionals working in libraries, archives and museums. The report, based on round table discussions held at Columbia University Libraries in July of 2019, analyzes the issue from six perspectives: audience, need, pedagogical model, service model, business model and governance.

Direct to Full Text Report
22 pages; PDF.

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