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WLA 2009: Canoe the Open Content Rapids

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on Thursday, October 22, 2009 in WLA Blog Archive
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Canoe the Open Content RapidsDorothea Salo, UW System Digital Content Group http://www.slideshare.net/cavlec/canoe-the-open-content-rapids [under Creative Commons Attribution license] InstructionDigital storytelling - copyright issues over pulling from files found on Google Images - sets a bad example Scholarship reasons to provide copyright education, provide proper information sources Different from country to country Instructors tend to violate copyright, as well as avoid activities that are probably fine CopyrightLimited monopoly over original works that are fixed in a tangible medium (includes stuff on Internet) It's in the Constitution - not about making money, about promoting "progress of science and the useful arts" Life of author + 70 years; 95 years corporate entities OK to copy for scholarship, parody/satire, library preservation, classroom use; limited copying for other reasons = "fair use" You can: a) sell in whole/part, b) give it away for free, c) license it for free/paymentFaculty generally fall into (b) without realizing it -...

GovInfoDay: Cynthia Etkin from U.S. GPO

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on Friday, May 29, 2009 in WLA Blog Archive
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Library Roles in Facilitating Open Access to Government InformationFederal Depository Library ProgramNIH Public Access PolicyTransparency and Open Government Initiative - Pres. Obama's memorandum 1/21/09 - http://www.whitehouse.gov/open - http://recovery.gov/ - http://data.gov/ Letter from Public Printer to Pres. Obama 3/9/09 - support for initiative, offering assistance to carry out through FDLP and Public Law 103-40Goals: FDsys as official federal govpub repository, Web2.0 functionality, public input into pending legislation, etc.Marketing Government Information in LibrariesLibrarians are not generally good at marketing - we think statistics are marketingWhat is marketing? "...an organizational function and a set of processes for creating, communicating and delivering value to customers and for manageing customer relationships in ways that benefit the organization and its stakeholders." - American Marketing Association, http://www.marketingpower.com ... NOT just promoting... a strategy that ensures user needs continue to be met, and provides value to library users... Product (what we provide or COULD provide) + position (what we...