Wednesday, March 11, 2009

MINITEX Reference Notes is on the web!

The February issue of MINITEX Reference Notes is up on the web and ready for viewing! This month's issue includes Trials Available for Proposed Statewide Resources!; The Secret(s) to Successful Library Programming; Spotlight on Our Libraries; Dogs Who Like a Good Story; Outreach vs. Reaching Out; Marketing to the Irrational People Who Don't Use Your Library; Registration is now OPEN!; on Your Phone; In memory of and a tribute to...; Minitex Reference Services ELM Webinars; and more!

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

February LSSIRT Newsletter posted

The ALA Library Support Staff Interest Round Table Feb. 2009 newsletter is now online:

Upcoming PEN Meeting

Who owns what? Permissions and Copyright Date: March 10, 2009
Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM
In collaboration with the Twin Cities chapter of the National Writers Union, PEN is presenting this free workshop on permissions, copyright, and other intellectual property issues that concern writers and editors. Our featured speakers are attorneys Kenneth Kunkle and Debra Kass Orenstein.
Attorney Kenneth Kunkle works with businesses and individuals. Serving the legal needs of creative professionals, Kunkle's services include copyrights, trademarks, licensing, business formation, independent contractor agreements, and other related services.

Literary property lawyer Debra Kass Orenstein has worked in the legal departments of Harper & Row (now Harper Collins) and McGraw Hill. She was General Counsel to the Lazear Agency in Minneapolis and has been in private practice representing writers, publishers, and agents all over the country for the past 15 years.

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