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Digital Fluencies Series: What’s Fair (and What’s Not) in Digital Fair Use?—Terry Simpkins & Hannah Ross
Thursday, February 28, 2019 , 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
- Richard Stim, “Fair Use: What Is Transformative?,” Nolo
- Krista L. Cox, “Richard Prince: Thief, Appropriation Artist, Or Performance Artist?,” Above the Law, 18 October 2018
- 17 US Code 107
- US Copyright Office Fair Use Index (index to court cases relating to fair use)
- Fair Use Evaluator (Michael Brewer/ALA Office for Information Technology Policy)
- Fair Use Checklist (Columbia University)
- Codes of Best Practices (Center for Media and Social Impact, American University)
Terry Simpkins has worked in the Middlebury Libraries for 15 years, and is currently Director of Discovery and Access Services, providing oversight for the areas of borrowing and reserves, collection management, library systems, and interlibrary loan. He also serves as the library’s in-house resource for educational fair use and copyright issues. His educational background includes an bachelor’s degree from MIT, an MLS from the University of Illinois, and a MM in Organ Performance from Westminster Choir College. Before coming to Middlebury he was a music catalog librarian at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He also plays drums in a two Addison County bands, The Good Parts, a funk-based instrumental group, and The Pantet, an improvisational collective that includes other College staff and faculty.
Hannah Ross is the College’s first in-house General Counsel, coming to Middlebury from Princeton University in 2016. Hannah provides advice and counsel across many legal areas, including student affairs, employment, governance and compliance, risk management, contracting, and access and inclusion. Hannah earned her bachelor’s degree in English at Yale University and her JD from Harvard Law School. Prior to her work at Princeton, she was an associate in the trial department at Hill & Barlow, P.C., and an associate in litigation at Goulston & Storrs, LLC, both in Boston. After law school, Ross clerked for Vermont Supreme Court Associate Justice Hon. Denise R. Johnson.
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Date: February 28, 2019