ARL has released a video of Jonathan Band, PLLC, Technology Law and Policy, discussing the case, Authors Guild v. HathiTrust. Band provides an in-depth review of the issues in the case and the timeline of how the case moved through the District Court and the Court of Appeals. He also presents the implications of the 2014 ruling for libraries as well as opportunities for libraries based on the ruling’s findings.
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries in the US and Canada. ARL’s mission is to influence the changing environment of scholarly communication and the public policies that affect research libraries and the diverse communities they serve. ARL pursues this mission by advancing the goals of its member research libraries, providing leadership in public and information policy to the scholarly and higher education communities, fostering the exchange of ideas and expertise, facilitating the emergence of new roles for research libraries, and shaping a future environment that leverages its interests with those of allied organizations. ARL is on the web at http://www.arl.org/.