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Thursday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
P03 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - WATCH: Locating Copyright Holders for 20 Years

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WATCH, a database of copyright contacts for writers, artists, and other creative figures, is a joint project of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin and University of Reading Library in England. Founded in 1994, it has now grown into one of the largest databases of copyright holders in the world. It is a unique and indispensable resource for archivists whose users may need to secure permissions to publish archival holdings. (Henderson and Sutton are co-founders of WATCH.)

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Cathy Henderson

Associate Director, The University of Texas at Austin
C0-presenting, with David Sutton at the University of Reading, a poster session on WATCH, a directory of Writers, Artists, and their Copyright Holders
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David Sutton

Director of Research Projects, University of Reading Library
Dr David Sutton has been Director of Research Projects in Reading University Library since 1982. He is editor of the Location Register of English Literary Manuscripts and Letters and UK editor of the WATCH copyright project (Writers Artists & Their Copyright Holders). He has been awarded the Benson Medal of the Royal Society of Literature for distinguished services to literature; the Archivist of the Year award (Scone Foundation, New York... Read More →


Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Conference Registration Foyer [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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