2002 STS Conference Program


ACRL Science and Technology Section

Old, New, Borrowed, and Blue:
Science and Technology Intellectual Property Issues in the Digital Age

Monday, June 17, 2002
8:30am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Hilton & Towers, Salon A and B

Speaker Information

   Alan Covich

Dr. Covich is a professor of Fishery and Wildlife Biology at Colorado State University. One of his main research interests is ecosystem responses to disturbance in neotropical streams. He is a past president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. He is also a past chair of BioOne, a SPARC initiative to promote alternatives to high cost scholarly journals in the biological sciences.

Linda Dobb

Linda is presently Executive Vice President at Bowling Green State University (Ohio). She was Dean of the Library at Bowling Green from 1995-1999.

She was the Assistant University Librarian at San Francisco State University (1990-1995). She has also held positions at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, the Library of Congress, and City College of San Francisco. In addition to her MLS, Linda holds a law degree from Hastings College of Law. Her MLS is from Simmons and one of her areas of expertise in librarianship is copyright.

Recent publications include "Four retreats and a forum: a meditation on retreats as a response to change" Library Trends, Spring 1999, p. 699-710; "Bringing it all back home: insourcing what you do well" The Bottom Line, v. 11, no.3 , 1998, p. 105-110 and co-author of the book Human Resource Management for the Small Library which was published by the American Library Association in 1993.

Carrie Russell

Carrie Russell is Copyright Specialist for the American Library Association's Office for Information Technology Policy. Carrie's responsibilities include copyright policy, research and education, and fair use advocacy. Since her appointment to the OITP in July 1999, Carrie launched numerous copyright education projects for the Association including e-mail tutorials on copyright basics, the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA), and licensing, and a distance education copyright course for practicing librarians. She has given numerous copyright workshops and fair use advocacy presentations across the country. Carrie is also author of The School Library Journal 's monthly copyright column. She is a recipient of the American Library Association Staff Achievement Award of 2001.

Before joining the staff of the Office for Information Technology Policy, Carrie Russell was the University of Arizona's Copyright Librarian. At the University of Arizona, Carrie consulted with faculty regarding curriculum related copyright issues, informed the campus community about pending copyright legislation, and developed an advocacy program for faculty on scholarly communication and alternative publishing models.
Carrie earned a master's degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and an M.A. in Media Arts from the University of Arizona.

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