Sunday, July 6, 2014

Resources of interest

The International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) Copyright and Legal Matters website is a good one to skim to get an idea of library advocacy at an international level in this area. 

So is the Canadian Library Association Copyright Information page 

Canadian Association of University Teachers Intellectual Property page

Victoria Owen (IFLA) and Jamie Love (Knowledge Ecology International) interviews at the World Intellectual Property Organization (8 mins / 10 mins).

Bjiuralism - this uO news item provides a quick summary of Canada's unusual bijural approach to civil law (French civil law in Québec, English common law in the rest of Canada), from a recent talk at uO by Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps .

Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Model Licenses.

Electronic Frontier Foundation - International page (includes intellectual property and privacy issues). 

Copyright for Librarians - free course materials thanks to the Berkman Center and EIFL