Hamlet (take 635)

While studying abroad I saw Hamlet more times than I can count. But just when I thought I could never see any more productions of Hamlet, this came around. Isn’t it great?

(Note: As always click-through to the blog to see the YouTube video)

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Copyright & Fair Use

Today in my Collection Development class (INLS 513) we talked about the ways that copyright law affects libraries. Because copyright law in the US is so challenging to understand, we view several movies to help with our understanding. One student suggested that we check out the following film that uses Disney clips to explain copyright law. It’s adorable and informative — check it out!

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A Taste of What I’ve Been Up To: Inside Random House

Today in lieu of a real post I thought that I would give you guys a taste of what I’ve been learning in my NYU Summer Publishing Institute. I couldn’t think of a better way to share than with a really amazing video from Random House.

(Markus Dohle and the 2012 NYU Summer Publishing Institute Participants)

The CEO of Random House, Markus Dohle, came to give the keynote address earlier last week and turned my attention to this great series of YouTube videos about publishing. Without any more introduction:

 

Check out my previous posts about the NYU Summer Publishing Institute: