Author: rweinste

Oral Histories: Veterans and Outreach at the Brooklyn Public Library

In 2000, the United States Congress passed legislation to create the Veterans History Project.  This archive – kept at the American Folklife Center in Washington D.C. – aims…

Something Borrowed, Something New: Copyright and Fair Use of Americana

This paper focuses on the first sale doctrine and its importance and impact on the daily operations of lending libraries, used book businesses, and companies like Netflix, Inc. and eBay, Inc. Federal court cases are reviewed, including the recent Supreme Court case Kirtsaeng v. Wiley (2013).