Exploring the Gray Areas of Permissions and Fair Use
Moderator: Sandy Thatcher, Director, Penn State University Press
Panelists: David Sanjek, Director, BMI Archives (music); Eve Sinaiko, Director of Publications, College Art Association (art images), Peter Decherney, Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies and English, University of Pennsylvania (film stills)
Description: This session was intended for anyone facing the dilemma of determining what is or is not fair use, especially with regard to the “gray areas” surrounding such topics as music lyrics, film stills, etc. A continuation of what seems to be a never-ending conversation, this session provided practical advice from experts within and outside the AAUP community.
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