Reflections on the Google Booksearch Settlement: The fourth annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science
The legal settlement between authors and book publishers and Google regarding the company's indexing and book scanning project will be the focus of the fourth annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science on Tuesday, April 14, 2009.
Pamela Samuelson, the Richard M. Sherman ’74 Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California at Berkeley and director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology will present "Reflections on the Google Booksearch Settlement" in the Auditorium of the Frank Porter Graham Student Union on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus at 3 p.m. A reception will follow.
The lecture is hosted by the School of Information and Library Science at UNC at Chapel Hill. The event is free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Please send your RSVP via e-mail to email@example.com or call 919.962.8366.
The OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science is funded through a special endowment from the OCLC Online Computer Library Center to honor Dr. Frederick G. Kilgour. The fund supports an annual lecture bringing together scholars and leaders from around the world to share innovative ideas and cutting-edge research.
About Pamela Samuelson
Pamela Samuelson is the Richard M. Sherman ’74 Distinguished Professor of Law and Information at the University of California at Berkeley and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. She teaches courses on intellectual property, cyberlaw and information privacy. She has written and spoken extensively about the challenges that new information technologies pose for traditional legal regimes, especially for intellectual property law. She is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), a Contributing Editor of Communications of the ACM, a past Fellow of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and an Honorary Professor of the University of Amsterdam. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as well as a member of the Advisory Boards for the Electronic Privacy Information Center and Public Knowledge.
A 1971 graduate of the University of Hawaii and a 1976 graduate of Yale Law School, Samuelson practiced law as a litigation associate with the New York law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher before turning to academic pursuits. From 1981 through June 1996 she was a member of the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Law School, from which she visited at Columbia, Cornell, and Emory Law Schools. She has been a member of the Berkeley faculty since 1996 and was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School during the fall term 2007.
Founded in 1967 and headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, OCLC is a nonprofit library service and research organization that provides computer based cataloging, reference, resource sharing, eContent, preservation, library management and Web services to 69,000 libraries in 112 countries and territories. OCLC and its member libraries worldwide have created and maintain WorldCat, the world's richest online resource for finding library materials. Search WorldCat.org. For more information, visit OCLC.
Driving and Parking
The Frank Porter Graham Student Union is located on the corner of South and Raleigh Roads. It's located on the central campus of the UNC at Chapel Hill.
- Campus Map
- For parking and transportation:
- Morehead Lot (At the Planetarium on Franklin St.)
- Rosemary Parking Deck (Behind the Post Office at Franklin and Henderson Streets)
- Chapel Hill city lots.
- Highway 54 Visitor Lot (near the intersection of Country Club St. and South St.)
- Ramshead Parking Deck (at the G.W. Hill Alumni Center)
- Friday Center Park-and-Ride Lot (take the bus to and from campus)
- For those who need handicap parking or access, please contact the SILS office at 919.962.8366.