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DPLAfest 2015 took place on April 17-18, 2015 in Indianapolis, bringing together over 300 to discuss everything from technology and development, to (e)books, law, genealogy, and education. The annual DPLAfest celebration will appeal to teachers and students, librarians, archivists, museum professionals, developers and technologists, publishers and authors, genealogists, and members of the public alike who are interested in an engaging mix of interactive workshops, hands-on activities, hackathons, discussions with community leaders and practitioners, and more. To join the conversation on Twitter, check out #dplafest

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Saturday, April 18 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Promoting Progress: Overcoming Copyright Obstacles to Improve Access to Culture

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Copyright is the "engine of free expression," but its restrictions pose unique difficulties for digital libraries, particularly when it comes to providing access to copyrighted works. This panel will explore ways that copyright exceptions, legal reform, and author action can improve access to our cultural heritage without upending the traditional copyright bargain.

Notes available at https://drive.google.com/open?id=1uq5jFEJMUqdAqja2J2b_IPeDY1O9KlUdcUtoUNHf8YI&authuser=1 


Moderators
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Michael Wolfe

Executive Director, Author's Alliance
Michael Wolfe is Executive Director of Author's Alliance and a Copyright Research Fellow with the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, where he develops research and commentary to promote public interest authorship in the digital age. He received his J.D. from Duke in 2013 and holds a B.A. in Social Studies from Harvard. Follow him at @Mchl_Wolfe.

Speakers
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Paul Courant

Professor of Public Policy, Economics, and Information, University of Michigan
Paul N. Courant is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Economics, Professor of Information, and Faculty Associate in the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. From 2007-2013 he was University Librarian and Dean of Libraries at the University of Michigan. From 2002-2005 he served as Provost and Executive Vice-President for Academic Affairs, the chief academic... Read More →
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David Hansen

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Reference Librarian, UNC School of Law
David is a UNC Law graduate who returned to Chapel Hill full-time in August 2013 to serve as a reference librarian and clinical assistant professor of law. Dave is also Digital Library Fellow with the UC Berkeley School of Law, a position he has held since 2011. Dave manages the UNC Law Library's library's faculty research service and contributes to a wide variety of other library reference services. His primary research interest is in the ways... Read More →
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Benjamin Keele

Research and Instruction Librarian, Indiana University Ruth Lilly Law Library
Benjamin Keele joined the law library faculty in late 2012. Previously he was a Reference Librarian and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Wolf Law Library of the William & Mary Law School. He taught legal research courses and served as liaison librarian the William & Mary’s law journals. He is vice chair of the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Committee, co-editor of a book review column in Law Library Journal, and has presented at... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Indiana State Library: Author's Room 203 315 W Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

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