Students and researchers need access to more content than ever before. However, the demise of the big deals and the rise of new purchasing models have added complexity to licensing and legal frameworks. The iTunes model has shown that most users prefer an easy purchase/access method to piracy, and advances in computing power are using smart rules-based systems to replace lawyers. Learn how to get the most out of your licensed content and how to provide simplified access for coursepacks and library reserves. Learn how to reduce your legal liability through license integration with your LMS. Let’s get the lawyers out of the picture, so that professors and students can access content quickly and efficiently.
Director, Academic Products & Services, Copyright Clearance Center
Tim Bowen is the Director of Academic Products & Services at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) in Danvers, Massachusetts. He joined Copyright Clearance Center in 2003 and is responsible for the development and management of CCC's pay-per use and annual licensing services for academic institutions as well as CCC’s newest product, Get It Now. Mr. Bowen has over 20 years of product management, product marketing, and channels marketing experience. Previously, he worked at Genuity, Cabletron Systems, Digital Equipment Corporation, and Nashua Corporation. He holds a BS in business administration–marketing from Plymouth State University and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University.
Assistant University Librarian & Chief of Staff, Stanford University Libraries
I manage copyright issues for the Stanford University Libraries, including our annual copyright reminder to all students and faculty. I also supervise our facilities department, so I wear a lot of hats. When I'm not at work (and occasionally even when I am), I'm a birder. I'm looking forward to exploring the avifauna of Buffalo.
Franny is Co-Founder and VP, University Relations and Product Development of SIPX, Inc. (formerly the Stanford Intellectual Property Exchange). Originally a composer and jazz musician, Franny Lee was drawn to the fields of copyright and digital communication by experiencing firsthand its effect on the music industry. She has worked on these complex issues from many perspectives for over 10 years. Franny is a lawyer in the US and Canada, and litigated digital rights and Internet questions in the entertainment, media and communications industries. Her work included creating national copyright royalty tariffs before specialty copyright courts, and litigating decision appeals to higher courts. Franny clerked for the Copyright Board of Canada in copyright collective certification proceedings and orphan works applications, and consulted for the Board on research issues, policy initiatives and administration of copyright collecting societies. She holds a Master of Laws degree in Law,