ABC 2021 Information & Schedule

May 5-7th, 2021

11:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Virtual Format: Zoom links will be sent to registered participants.

Code of Conduct

Keynotes

Wednesday May 5th 2021

Johanna Anderson (University of Gloucestershire)

Johanna is a Subject Librarian for the School of Natural and Social Sciences at the University of Gloucestershire. Johanna is also an activist and advocate for libraries and has led various campaigns including Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries, Voices for the Library, a campaign to register students to vote in local and general elections and she recently launched a campaign calling on the UK government and the Competition and Markets Authority to investigate the academic ebook market. The ongoing campaign has received sector-wide support and media interest https://academicebookinvestigation.org/.


Thursday May 6th 2021

Brewster Kahle (Internet Archive)

Brewster Kahle is the founder and Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive, which now preserves 60 petabytes of data – the books, Web pages, music, television, and software of our cultural heritage, working with more than 700 library and university partners to create a digital library, accessible to all.


Friday May 7th 2021

  • Carys Craig (Osgoode Hall, York University),
  • Meredith Jacob (American University Washington College of Law),
  • Peter Jaszi (American University Washington College of Law),
  • Prudence S. Adler (American University Washington College of Law),
  • William Cross (North Carolina State University Libraries)

Detailed Conference Schedule

Session descriptions and a downloadable conference schedule be found on the PDF below.

Wednesday May 5th 2021

Time (EDT)Session/Event
11:00 am

11:15 am
Opening Remarks
Amber Lannon (Carleton University Librarian)
11:15 am

12:15 pm
KEYNOTE
Don’t call me brave”: How a subject librarian stepped into a leadership vacuum to challenge #ebooksos scandal”
Johanna Anderson (University of Gloucestershire)
12:15 pm

1:00 pm
Connecting the Copyright Community of Practice in a Time of Crisis
Chris Morrison (University of Kent) and Jane Secker (University of Kent)
1:00 pm

1:30 pm
Lunch Break
1:30 pm

2:00 pm
Discussion
eBooks & Higher Ed with Johanna Anderson (University of Gloucestershire)
2:00 pm

3:00 pm
The CUSMA Term Extension: Policy Options and Library Advocacy as We Reckon with Prospect of a 20 year Freeze on New Works Entering the Canadian Public Domain
Brianne Selman (University of Winnipeg), Mark Swartz (Queens University, Canadian Association of Research Libraries), and Donald Taylor (Simon Fraser University)
3:00 pm

3:15 pm
Break
3:15 pm

4:00 pm
Copyright Practices & Approaches at Canadian Post-Secondaries: A Follow-up Survey
Rumi Graham (University of Lethbridge) and Christina Winter (University of Regina)

Thursday May 6th 2021

Time (EDT) Session/Event
11:00 am –
11:15 am
Coffee & Catch Up
11:15 am –
12:00 pm
Copyright and Learning Management Systems: Lessons Learned From Conducting a Copyright Audit of LMS Course Resources
Joy Muller (Seneca College), Michelle Gonzales (Seneca College), and Angela Heath (Seneca College)
12:00 pm –
1:00 pm
Lightning Talks
(1) Visual Plagiarism & Copyright
Sam Cheng (Sheridan College)

(2) Creating Media-Rich Course Materials for a Digital Classroom
Janet Suek (Independent Scholar)

(3) The Creative Fringe: Street Art, Nonfungible Tokens (NFTs), and Emerging Issues in Intellectual Property
Nick Pozek (Columbia University)
1:00 pm

1:30 pm
Lunch Break
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Discussion
Ask a Lawyer with Jordan Snel (Carleton University)
2:00 pm

3:00 pm
KEYNOTE
Brewster Kahle (Internet Archive)
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Picture it: Copyright and Images in Canada, 2021
Heather Saunders (University of Winnipeg)
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Social – Bring Your Own Beverage

Friday May 7th 2021

Time (EDT) Session/Event
11:00 am –
12:00 pm
KEYNOTE: Code of Best Practices
in Fair Use for
Open Educational
Resources
A Guide for Authors, Adapters & Adopters of
Openly Licensed Teaching and Learning
Materials

Carys Craig (Osgoode Hall, York University), Meredith Jacob (American University Washington College of Law), Peter Jaszi (American University Washington College of Law), Prudence S. Adler (American University Washington College of Law), William Cross (North Carolina State University Libraries)
12:00 pm –
12:15 pm
Break
12:15 pm –
1:00 pm
Copyright in Fire Insurance Plans
Jean Dryden (Independent Scholar)
1:00 pm

1:30 pm
Lunch Break
1:30 pm

2:00 pm
Discussion
Internet Archive & Controlled Digital Lending with Andrea Mills (Internet Archive) and Peter Routhier (Internet Archive)
2:00 pm

3:00 pm
CFLA Copyright Committee Update
Christina Winter (University of Regina) and Alexandra Kohn (McGill University) Ann Ludbrook (Ryerson University) and Victoria Owen (University of Toronto) 
3:00 pm

3:15 pm
Break
3:15 pm

4:00 pm
Exploring Copyright: How an 8-part Journey Brought Copyright Literacy Down to Earth
Shelby Stinnissen (Centennial College)