Great Graphics

I love this powerful image by Christopher Dombres‘ found on Jessamyn West’s Librarian.net in her recent post Getting serious about SOPA – what librarians need to do. It depicts the anger we should all be feeling about bills like this. West’s post give much needed finformation to further understand the details of SOPA. Please read and pass…

review/summary : Web archiving: ethical and legal issues affecting programmes in Australia and the Netherlands

In the article, featured in the August 2010 Australian Library Journal, Lachlan Glanville discusses the challenges two National Libraries– The National Library of Australia and Koninklijke Bibliotheek in the Netherlands– face in the development and continued operation of their web archiving programs.The article is a great example of how libraries around the world are choosing…

Act and Reform : Creating Respect for Copyright Regulation

Abstract In this essay I will examine the difficulties in regulating Copyright law in the Internet Age. Discussing the dichotomy between the political and corporate versus the creator consumer, exploring how together a blending of education and reform is the only way for users and the next generation of users to learn how to “respect”…