Threats to Reader Privacy and Access to Information in the Digital Age
Professor Lipinski will discuss how the shift to e-readers, social networking sites, licensed content, etc. poses legal challenges to traditional notions of reader privacy that was often grounded in the library place or space and how libraries can respond to these challenges.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2014
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Refreshments and Networking Time
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Presentation and Q & A
WHERE: State Library of Ohio, Room 106
274 E. First Ave., Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43201
The State Library of Ohio is conveniently located in the historic Jeffrey Manufacturing Building within Italian Village, and just north of downtown Columbus. The library has easy access no-cost parking, and is in close proximity to downtown Columbus and the Short North Arts District.
PRESENTER: Dr. Tomas Lipinski, Kent State University
Tomas Lipinski is a national leader in copyright education, developing and teaching online continuing education courses for both ACRL and the University of Maryland University College, chairs both the American Library Association, Office of Information Technology Policy, Copyright Education Subcommittee and the Association of College and Research Libraries, Copyright Discussion Group, and is a member of the International Federation of Library Associations, Copyright and Other Legal Matters Committee.
He teaches, researches and speaks frequently on various topics within the areas of library law and policy, especially copyright, free speech and privacy issues in schools and libraries. He is the author of several books including, in 2003 THE LIBRARY’S LEGAL ANSWER BOOK (ALA) co-authored with Mary Minow; THE COMPLETE COPYRIGHT LIABILITY HANDBOOK FOR LIBRARIANS AND EDUCATORS (Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2006). His most recent book, THE LIBRARIAN’S LEGAL COMPANION FOR LICENSING INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES, was called “the Bible for librarians” in one review, and another review referred to Dr. Lipinski as “one of the great legal authorities in American librarianship.” A national leader in copyright education, he chairs both the American Library Association, Office of Information Technology Policy, Copyright Education Subcommittee and the Association of College and Research Libraries, Copyright Discussion Group, and is a member of the International Federation of Library Associations, Copyright and Other Legal Matters Committee.