"NewsNet Issue 530
March 7, 2014
Copyright Office Announces Room Change for Public Roundtable Discussions on Orphan Works and Mass Digitization
The United States Copyright Office will host public roundtable discussions on potential legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law on March 10-11, 2014. The roundtables will be held in the Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE, Washington, D.C.
All sessions on Day 1 (March 10) will be held in the Montpelier Room of the Madison Building, room LM 619. Morning sessions on Day 2 (March 11) also will take place in the Montpelier Room. Afternoon sessions on Day 2 (March 11), however, will be held in the Hearing Room of the Madison Building, room LM 408.
Additionally, the Office has added an audience participation session at the end of Day 2 (March 11) from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. The Office will have a sign-up sheet available on the morning of March 11 for this final session. Audience participants who have not had an opportunity to participate on a specific panel will have the first opportunity to sign up, followed by any others.
For more information, including the full schedule for the roundtables, please see http://www.copyright.gov/orphan/.
March 10-11, 2014: Public roundtable discussions in Washington, D.C. on orphan works and mass digitization
March 15, 2014: Due date for comments on proposed key elements relevant to reengineering the document recordation function
March 18, 2014: Date when detailed agendas for meetings on reengineering of documents recordation will be emailed and posted on the Copyright Office website at www.copyright.gov/docs/recordation
March 25, 2014: Public meeting in Los Angeles on reengineering of documents recordation
March 26, 2014: Public meeting in Santa Clara County, California, on reengineering of documents recordation
March 28, 2014: Public meeting in New York City on reengineering of documents recordation
April 4, 2014: Due date for comments on "making available" and "communication to the public" rights
April 14, 2014: Due date for comments on orphan works and mass digitization
May 5, 2014: Public roundtable on "Making available" and "communication to the public" rights "
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Leggett, Stephen C
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Subject: [ARSCLIST] USCO Notice of Inquiry for Orphan Works and Mass Digitization
Notice of Public Roundtables and Request for Additional Comments
The Copyright Office will host public roundtable discussions and seeks further comments on potential legislative solutions for orphan works and mass digitization under U.S. copyright law. The meetings and comments will provide an opportunity for interested parties to address new legal developments as well as issues raised by comments provided in response to the Office's previous Notice of Inquiry.
More info at links above. Note Feb 24 deadline
Liaison Specialist/Program Coordinator
National Film Preservation Board (NFPB) http://www.loc.gov/film National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) http://www.loc.gov/nrpb Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation
19053 Mt. Pony Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
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Also visit the web site of the NFPB's charitable affiliate, the National Film Preservation Foundation at http://www.filmpreservation.org And visit the web site of the NRPB's charitable affiliate, the National Recording Preservation Foundation, at http://www.recordingpreservation.org