Tuesday, November 24, 2015

CFP: 2016 Kraemer Copyright Conference at UCCS (University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - June 6-7, 2016)

Save the Date!
I am excited to announce that the fourth annual Kraemer Copyright Conference will be held on June 6-7, 2016 on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs<http://www.uccs.edu/> campus. This conference offers public, academic, and school librarians the opportunity to learn about U.S. Copyright Law and how it impacts the services we offer our patrons. This year the theme of the conference will be Libraries and Copyright: Past, Present, and Future. Visit our conference webpage to learn more about this event: http://www.uccs.edu/copyright/kraemerconference.html.

We are excited to welcome back international copyright expert Dr. Kenneth D. Crews (http://www.ghplaw.com/Content/Attorneys/Kenneth_Crews.htm) and Kevin Smith, Director of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communications at Duke University (http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/). Both will be serving as keynote speakers as well as presenting various conference sessions. We are also excited to welcome Donna Ferullo, Director of the University Copyright Office at Purdue University (https://www.lib.purdue.edu/uco/contact.html), who will be hosting the preconference session and participating in conference programming.

Call for Proposals
We are seeking proposals for excellent break-out sessions, poster sessions, and contributed papers on copyright issues and best practices. Topics should address some type of library copyright issue or a related topics such as open access, scholarly communications, and licensing issues. All proposals are due by 12pm (Mountain Standard Time) on January 15, 2016. Visit this webpage to learn more about the proposal submission process:

Registration for the 2016 Kraemer Copyright Conference will open in January 2016. Once again, this year's conference registration will be free to all attendees thanks to our generous sponsors.

If you have any questions regarding this event or the proposal submission process please contact me at 719-255-3908 or cmyers8@uccs.edu.

Carla Myers

Assistant Professor
Faculty Director of Access Services and Scholarly Communications
Kraemer Family Library
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs