U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Has Announced Digitization of the Federal Register

by on November 1, 2015 10:38 am
Please see GPO to Digitize Two Million Pages of the Federal Register for details.

Pew Research Center's "Libraries at the Crossroads" Report

by on October 1, 2015 12:59 pm
The Pew Research Center has released Libraries at the Crossroads: The public is interested in new services and thinks libraries are important to communities (September 15, 2015) The “Summary of Findings” reads: American libraries are buffeted by cross currents. Citizens believe that libraries are important community institutions and profess interest in libraries offering a range of new program… Read more Pew Research Center's "Libraries at the Crossroads" Report

No Valid Copyright in the "Happy Birthday" Song Lyrics

by on September 23, 2015 4:43 pm
In a decision filed yesterday, Chief Judge George H. King of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California has held there is no valid copyright in the “Happy Birthday” song lyrics — please see here. For some news coverage of the case, please see here. Cross-posted at Legal Research Plus.