On Thursday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m. in Kemper Auditorium, Kyle K. Courtney, the copyright advisor for Harvard University, will speak on new developments in copyright law and practice with respect to digital materials.
Back by popular demand, the OWHL is dedicating funds from the Fred Towsley Murphy Fund to support the purchase of a community read! This year it will be The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs by Greil Marcus, available to the first 75 faculty/staff members who submit a request.
Lawrence Lessig, director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, is a rock star in the library world. Michael Blake attended the conference and describes Lessig’s presentation, which considered democracy, net neutrality, and open access, as “transformational.”