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Wednesday, April 17 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Standardized Rights Statements: A Data Driven Roadmap for Rights Statement Success, Working Group Updates, and Community Conversation

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Interested in using standardized statements from RightsStatements.org, but don’t know where to begin? Looking for answers to digital collections copyright questions? Using statements that don’t quite fit your needs? The DPLA Rights Statements Working Group (RSWG) will overview their current projects--a rights resources portal site and an integrated rights curriculum. We’ll present tools and methods for successful statement implementation, and involve the audience in a lively discussion covering copyright, statement implementation, and what the RSWG can do for the community. Additionally, international RightsStatements.org group representatives will give updates on recent efforts, focus areas, and new members. This session will also be informed by data driven research from both a survey and in person interviews to articulate a roadmap for digital collection managers to navigate copyright challenges stemming from the adoption of standardized rights statements and licenses.

Presenters
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Sara Benson

Curriculum Author and Assistant Professor and Copyright Librarian, at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
The ultimate goal of Sara Benson's research agenda is to shape the future of copyright policy by examining both on-the-ground practice in libraries and museums as well as the socio-political guiding principles behind such practices.
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Greg Cram

Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy, New York Public Library
Greg Cram is the Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy at The New York Public Library. Greg endeavors to make the Library’s collections broadly available to researchers and the public. He is responsible for developing and implementing policies and practices around... Read More →
avatar for Gabriel N. Galson

Gabriel N. Galson

Technology Projects Librarian, Temple University Libraries
Gabe Galson is a Technology Projects Librarian at Temple U, serving as project manager for web and tech dev projects. He serves on the DPLA Rights Statements Working Group and the PA Digital DPLA hub, and has a background in archives/digitization.
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Wendy Gogel

Manager of Digital Content and Projects, Harvard University
Wendy manages several Harvard Library efforts centered on long-term stewardship and use of digital collections - https://curiosity.lib.harvard.edu. She is currently interested in the potential to apply standardized rights statements to digital collections at scale.
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Molly Huber

Outreach Coordinator, Minnesota Digital Library / Minitex
Molly Huber joined the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) in 2014, having previously worked at the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She holds a B.A from the University of Massachusetts and an M.A from the University of South Carolina. As MDL’s Outreach... Read More →
avatar for Hannah Stitzlein

Hannah Stitzlein

Metadata Librarian, University of Cincinnati



Wednesday April 17, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am
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