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Book cover of a Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide

 

Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide

 
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Laura Murray is an Associate Professor in the English Department of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and creator of the website www.faircopyright.ca.

 

Samuel Trosow is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. He is jointly appointed in the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

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Upcoming talks in May PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 April 2011

I will be giving several talks in May on copyright, user-generated content, and library governance:

 

Growing the ICT Industry – Insights from latest Canadian Research

May 4th - 2:00 p.m.

Research Presentation on User Generated Content study

Stratford Rotary Complex, Stratford, Ontario

(Part of Canada 3.0 Conference--Research Stream Session)

sponsored by Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)


Canadian Copyright in a Changing Political Environment

Annual Gathering of Librarians Interested in Government and Legal Information

(Adjunct evening event) Friday, May 13th  7:00 pm

Simon Fraser University (Downtown Campus-room 7000)

515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Sponsored by BCLA Information Policy Committee

 

Copyright in Academia

Thursday, May 26th  3:30-5:00 pm

225 Sobey Bldg- St. Mary's University

903 Robie Street -- Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

A lecture and discussion forum regarding the copyright issues impacting university communities: Access Copyright, Fair Dealings Guidelines, future copyright legislation and more! Sponsored by St. Mary's University Faculty Association (SMUFA)

 

The Public Library Board Trustee: Policymaker or Policytaker?
Friday, May 27th 10:30a.m.-noon
Halifax Convention Centre (part of Canadian Libray Association 2011 Annual Conference)

 

This session will examine the role of the public library board and its trustees in terms of their impact and influence in the development and delivery of public policy. Are trustees policy-makers or policy takers? Particular focus will be given to the potential consequences that political interference can play on this role.  (with co-presentor: Bill Irwin, Lecturer, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario) 


Copyright in Canada: Updates and Action

Saturday, May 28th 8:30-10:30

Halifax Convention Centre (part of Canadian Libray Association 2011 Annual Conference

 

It’s been a very active year on the copyright front! Members of the CLA Copyright Committee will bring you up to date on the issues of concern for libraries: topics will include Bill C-32 and the next copyright bill, and the Copyright Board and Access Copyright.

 

Speakers: Victoria Owen, Chair, CLA Copyright Committee and Head Librarian, University of Toronto, Scarborough Campus; Rob Tiessen, Head, Access Services, University of Calgary; Sam Trosow, Associate Professor, University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Information and Media Studies

 

Copyright in Academia

Monday, May 30th 10:30a.m.-noon

ETC Lab--5th Floor. Harriet Irving Library-University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)

 

A lecture and discussion forum regarding the copyright issues impacting university communities: Access Copyright, Fair Dealings Guidelines, future copyright legislation and more! (sponsored by UNB Libraries and the Association of New Brunswick Teachers)

 


 

 

 

 

UGC Report

I am an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario jointly appointed to the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies (FIMS).

 

Before coming to Western, I was a law librarian at the Boalt Hall Law Library at the University of California at Berkeley and before that I was in private law practice in California. My doctoral work in the Department of Information Studies at UCLA focused on information policy issues.

 

I am currently a Network Investigator and Theme Leader with the GRAND NCE and also serve on the Librarians Committee of the  Canadian Association of University Teachers.



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