Friday, August 15 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
SESSION 505 - Negotiating Access: Breaking Down Intellectual Property Barriers to Digital Projects

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Archivists are leading an increasing number of digital projects and programs, which hold promises of access for larger and more diverse audiences. Yet intellectual property concerns have continuously hindered open, unmediated online access to digitized materials. The speakers discuss the development of feasible and flexible means to address intellectual property issues while upholding open-access objectives. Following short presentations, attendees participate in facilitated discussions on negotiations of intellectual property and archival access.

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Heather Briston

University Archivist, University of California Los Angeles
Heather Briston is the University Archivist for UCLA. Previously, she was the Head of Public Services for UCLA Library Special Collections, the Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon from 2001-2011, and also an archivist at the University of... Read More →
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Laura Clark Brown

Manuscripts Digitization Archivist/Coordinator, Digitial SHC, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Laura works with the Southern Folklife Collection, Southern Historical Collection, and University Archives at UNC Chapel Hill's Louis Round Wilson Special Collections Library. Her professional interests lie in open access to manuscripts and archives and in the preservation of context... Read More →

Brandon Butler

Practitioner in Residence, American University Washington College of Law
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Jasmine Jones

Metadata and Technical Services Archivist, Smith College Special Collections
Smith College

Friday August 15, 2014 2:45pm - 3:45pm EDT
Washington 2 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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