Wednesday, 7th July 2010
Just Released: Complete Video: "Life after the Google Book Search Settlement" Panel at ALA 2010 Annual Conference
This panel took place on Saturday, June 26 2010.
The panel discussion is divided in four video four segments.
Segment One Video (30:31)
+ Introductions: Corey Williams, ALA Washington Office
+ (Jonathan Band, Moderator)
Mr. Band has authored the following documents for ALA about Google Book Search/Settlement:
1) "GBS March Madness: Paths Forward for the Google Books Settlement," Library Copyright Alliance Website (March 2010) (PDF)
2) "A Guide for the Perplexed Part III: The Amended Settlement Agreement," American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and Association of Research Libraries Websites (November 2009) (PDF)
3) "A Guide for the Perplexed Part II: The Amended Google-Michigan Agreement," American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and Association of Research Libraries Websites (June 2009) (PDF)
4) "A Guide for the Perplexed: Libraries & the Google Library Project Settlement," American Library Association and Association of Research Libraries Websites (November 2008) (PDF)
+ Professor James Grimmelmann, New York Law School
Note: Professor Grimmelmann's Blog, The Laboratorium, is a resource we often mention on ResourceShelf. He often writes on GBS.
+ Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyright, U.S. Copyright Office
+ Discussion of Various Settlement Scenarios
Segment Two Video (29:32)
+ Settlement Scenarios Discussion Continues including Comments From:
+ Johanna Shelton (Bio Here, from Another Event)
Senior Policy Council, Google. Shelton also mentions Google Editions, Mass Digitization in Europe
+ Mark Sandler
Director, Center for Library Initiatives, Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC). Includes discussion of public domain materials and Hathi Trust.
+ Questions from Audience
Segment Three Video (20:56)
If There Would be Legislation, What Would it Look Like? Comments from:
Segment Four Video (13:41)
If There Would be Legislation, What Would it Look Like (cont)?
+ Jonathan Band (Moderator)
+ Question from Audience re: Libraries Sharing Files with Commercial Entities
+ Google Would Pay 32 Million To Registry
+ Question Regarding Claims Process
The ALA Washington Office’s breakout session titled “Panel Discussion on (GBS)” explores the possible court rulings – approval, denial or permutation there in – and how they would impact libraries.
Jonathan Band, intellectual property attorney and counsel for the ALA, will lead the discussion and pose questions to an expert group of panelists. Invited panelists include a representative from Google, a professor from the New York University Law School, a representative from the U.S. Copyright Office and a librarian from a GBS participating library.
Source: ALA Washington