Copyright for Librarians – A Distance Learning Course is a project from the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and eIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries).


Melanie Dulong de Rosnay at the Berkman Center:  mdulong at
Teresa Hackett at eIFL:  teresa.hackett at


Principal Investigator: Professor William Fisher, Harvard Law School, Faculty Director, Berkman Center

Project Director: Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, Fellow, Berkman Center

eIFL-IP Programme Manager, Teresa Hackett

Authors of the modules: Emily Cox, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay, William Fisher, Inge Osman, David Scott, Dmitriy Tishyevich, Petroula Vantsiouri

Distance learning platforms: Andre Valle, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay

Administration and management: Carey Andersen, Catherine Bracy, Colin Maclay, Carolina Rossini

Research assistants: Joe Bernardi, Emily Cox, April Kuehnhoff, Inge Osman, Thomas Margoni, David Riley, David Scott, Oleksiy Stolyarenko, Dmitriy Tishyevich, Andre Valle, Petroula Vantsiouri, Jessica Walch

Direction of the testing at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs:
Janice Pilch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Susan Schnuer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


A workshop was conducted on 2008 April 17-18, with 26 experts in different fields advising on the course structure, methodology, content and sustainability.

June Casey, Harvard Law School Library
Mary Beth Clack, Harvard Widener Library
Kim Dulin, Harvard Law School Library
Laura Farwell Blake, Harvard Widener Library
Ellen Finnie Duranceau, MIT Libraries
Teresa Hackett, eIFL IP Manager
Michael Hemment, Harvard College Library
Claudia Holguin, Harvard University Archives
Elisam Magara, East African School of Library and Information Science, Uganda
Harry Martin, Harvard Law School
John Palfrey, Berkman Center, Harvard Law School
Susan Schnuer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, Harvard University Archives & Open Collections Program

Michael Carroll, Villanova University School of Law, Creative Commons
Kenneth Crews, Columbia University
Georgia Harper, University of Texas
Gwen Hinze, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law
Eddan Katz, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Yale Law School
Ayo Kusamotu, Creative Commons Nigeria, One Laptop Per Child
William McGeveran, University of Minnesota Law School

Distance education:
Leslie Chan, University of Toronto
Moustapha Diack, Southern University Baton Rouge, MERLOT Africa Network
Samuel Klein, One Laptop Per Child
Ignasi Labastida, University of Barcelona
Manon Ress, Knowledge Ecology International

Testing was conducted at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignon 2008 September 16th and October 1st by 18 librarians who contributed to the development of the course’s content and platforms:

Hugo Albarracin Barriga, Luis Angel Arango Library, Colombia
Faina Bolkunova, Uzbek State Scientific Medical Library, Uzbekistan
Phuc Van Bui, University of Danang, Vietnam
Mi Soon Choi, Seoul National University, South Korea
Goodluck Collins Enyiorji, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, Nigeria
Ahmad HajAli, An-Najah National University, Palestine
Thanh My Ho, University of Danang, Vietnam
Christian Yaw Kofi, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Yoriko Miyabe, Rikkyo University, Japan
William Monroy, Luis Angel Arango Library, Colombia
Mahmoud Subhi Ali Murrar, Birzeit University Library, Palestine
Victor Ochieng, Community Library, Suna-Migori, Kenya
Jeong-joo Park, Seoul National University Library, South Korea
Thi Thu Nga Phan, University of Danang, Vietnam
Mohamed Ghali, Rashed Mubarek, Arabian Gulf University Library, Bahrain
Tamaki Seta, Health Science University, Japan
Kazuyo Toya, Kobe University Library for Medical Science, Japan
Andres Tamayo Arias, Comfenalco Public Library, Colombia

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