Tuesday, March 12, 2013; Start Time: Eastern - 3 PM
Presenter: : Mary Minow
- Does your library have Kindles, Nooks and iPads for loan or in-house use?
- Do you have accessible e-readers available to customers who are print disabled?
- Do you know the legal requirements to make your services accessible?
At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
- Understand the difference between eBook content licenses and ownership
- Be brought up to date on the latest legal issues, including the settlement agreement between the National Federation of the Blind and the Sacramento Pubic Library Authority
- Learn how the Califa Library Group (http://www.califa.org/) has fared in buying (not just licensing) eBook content for use by its customers.
Minow is an attorney, consultant, and a former librarian and library trustee. She edits the Stanford Copyright & Fair Use. She teaches digital copyright at San Jose State School of Library Science and at Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science. She is a past President of the California Association of Library Trustees and Commissioners.
Mary received her B.A. from Brown University, her A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and her J.D. from Stanford University.
She is the coauthor with Tomas Lipinski of The Library's Legal Answer Book (ALA Editions: 2003).
Minow is the first recipient of the California Library Association's Zoia Horn Intellectual Freedom Award, given in 2004. Minow's blog is at blog.librarylaw.com.
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