Authors and Authority: Perspectives and Negotiating Licenses and Copyright (ALA 06 MW)

ALA Midwinter 2006: SPARC/ACRL Forum


Saturday, January 21, 2006

4:00 - 6:00PM, Hilton Palacio del Rio,

Salon Del Rey (Central & South) San Antonio, Texas


Over 250 delegates to January's midwinter meeting joined us to hear insights from a publisher, an attorney, and a librarian into the ways that the traditional relationship between author and publisher is changing. David Hoole of Nature Publishing Group, Michael Carroll of Villanova University School of Law, and John Ober of California Digital Library shared views on how the copyright landscape has changed with the introduction of authors' addenda being attached to publisher agreements and the initiation of large-scale efforts like Creative Commons and Science Commons. SPARC's outgoing Steering Committee Chair Jim Neal was kind enough to moderate.

Introductory Remarks

James Neal Chair, SPARC Steering Committee, 2003 - 2005

Vice President of Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University

Podcast | 8MB


John Ober Director, Education and Strategy<

California Digital Library

Podcast | 28.5MB

Slides | File size: 1.15MB


David Hoole

Head of Brand Marketing and Content Licensing, Nature Publishing Group

Podcast | 15.1MB

Slides | File size: 1.18MB


Mike Carroll

Associate Professor of Law Villanova University School of Law Board Member, Creative Commons

Podcast | 29.9MB

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