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Cataloging and Metadata Survey Report Released

The Cataloging and Metadata Survey (fielded between February 22 and April 7, 2017), developed by the survey working group of the Visual Resources Association (VRA) Data Standards and VRA Core Oversight Committees, has been completed. The working group prepared this report summarizing the findings, conclusions, and next steps.  The survey’s main objectives were to: understand the scope of cataloging and … Continue reading

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Boon or Bane? The Four Fair Use Factors vs. The 10% Rule

Although most of us who work in libraries and museums would like to have an exact rule to follow regarding Fair Use, nowhere in the U.S. Code is an actual, quantitative number given for determining if a use is fair. The four factors of Fair Use, as defined in the Code, Section 17, § 107 … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week is Coming!

It’s that time of year again – Fair Use Week! This February 26 – March 2, the IPR committee will once again be “taking over” the VRA’s social media to promote Fair Use Week and provide additional resources for those interested in learning more. You can help increase visibility of this important concept by following, … Continue reading

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