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Wednesday, April 22 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Ball State University Alumni Center


The Ball State University Libraries’ conference is pleased to offer the only annual intellectual property conference in the Midwest, and it is the only Copyright Conference in the United States that addresses both academic and K-12 intellectual property needs concurrently.

The Copyright Conference is also unique in the United States in that the registration fee is not in the multiple hundreds of dollars but is only $90.

The Twelfth Annual Copyright Conference at Ball State is a key resource for answers to questions engendered by the complexities of our intellectual property for Digital Citizens in a multivalent Digital Age.

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DPI presents the  ‘What’s Hot’ list for the week! FCC net neutrality rules published to Federal Register (ITWorld Blog, 4/12/15) The new net neutrality rule of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission was published over the weekend to the

Digital Daily Dozen: 4/16/15

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‘What’s Hot’ List: 4/10/15

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Digital Daily Dozen: 4/10/15

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‘What’s Hot’ List: 4/03/15

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‘What’s Hot’ List: 3/20/15

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‘What’s Hot’ List: 3/13/15

‘What’s Hot’ List: 3/13/15 F.C.C. Sets Net Neutrality Rules (New York Times, Rebecca Ruiz) The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday released extensive details of how it would regulate broadband Internet providers as a public utility, producing official wording that almost certainly

‘What’s Hot’ List 2/26/15

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