The Right to Information Access : The Jeremiah Kaplan Institute

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The 2009 Jeremiah Kaplan Institute on Libraries, the Information Society, and Social Policy

The Right to Information Access
Friday October 30 — 9am-3pm EDT

This event will be available via a live stream on Friday October 30 from 9am – 3pm EDT. To view the stream and obtain the exact schedule visit:


*John Willinsky, (keynote speaker) Professor of Education, Stanford University, Founder of the Public Knowledge Project and author of The Access Principle: the Case for Open Access. (MIT, 2005).

Title of talk:  “The Intellectual Properties of Learning and the Right to Know

*Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyright, US Copyright Office. Author of The General Guide to the Copyright Act of 1976.

Title of talk:  “The Copyright Law and Access

*John Palfrey, Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School . Co-author of Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives (Basic Books, 2008) and Access Denied: The Practice and Politics of Global Internet Filtering (MIT Press,

Title of talk: “Born Digital

*Clifford Lynch, Director, Coalition of Networked Information, and member of the National Digital Strategy Advisory Board of the Library of Congress , Microsoft’s Technical Computing Science Advisory Board , the board of the New Media Consortium , and the Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access.

Title of talk:  “Rights to Knowledge and Remembering

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