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The US Copyright Office says an AI can’t copyright its art – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 2/28/22

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According to this post on The Verge website, “the US Copyright Office has rejected a request to let an AI copyright a work of art. Last week, a three-person board reviewed a 2019 ruling against Steven Thaler, who tried to copyright a picture on behalf of an algorithm he dubbed Creativity Machine. The board found that Thaler’s AI-created image didn’t include an element of “human authorship” — a necessary standard, it said, for protection…”


Image Source: KBR

According to infoDOCKETKU Leuven Libraries, KBR (Royal Library of Belgium) and Google signed agreements to share a large portion of important digitized documents reflecting the rich cultural and historical heritage located in the libraries. This entails several thousand works, some dating back to the 15th century, that will be made freely accessible in the coming years via Google Books and the institutions’ own library catalogues…”


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CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, AND WEBINARS

Designing Effective Library Signage: Communicating Strategically to your UsersWed March 9 at 2:00 pm US Eastern, 11:00 am US Pacific – Join Mark Aaron Polger to learn some of the best practice guidelines when designing effective library signage. He will cover the process of conducting a signage audit and how to get feedback from your users. Topics will include how to compose an effective signage message, design basics, the different types of digital signage, mounting/placement, and ADA compliance. (Provided by Niche Academy.)


RBMS 2022 Conference Moves to Virtual-Only FormatAccording to ACRL Insider “After careful consideration, the RBMS (Rare Books and Manuscripts Section) 2022 Conference: What Now? Reflection, Reckoning, and Recovery will shift to a virtual-only event held June 21 – 24, 2022. This very difficult decision was made by RBMS and ACRL leadership based on several factors that made the in-person portion of the conference inadvisable…”

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