The 411 on upcoming launch of the Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America will soon go live and its fearless leaders promise to curate “the best open access and digitized materials” at dp.la. On the heels of the Google Book debacle, libraries and other interest-holders joined forces to digitize and make available public domain & licensed works and other resources for the DPLA.

THE DPLA describes its launch as follows: Continue reading “The 411 on upcoming launch of the Digital Public Library of America”

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EVENT ALERT: Professor Evans on MichLit Radio 5/19 @ 5 PM

Know Your Legal Rights!

Tune into Motown Writers Network MichLit Radio show on BlogTalkRadio this Wednesday, May 19th at 5:00 PM ET and hear Professor Tonya M. Evans answer writers most pressing questions about the legalities of writing and publishing in the 21st century. I’ll demystify copyright and contracts and give some key tips on how to avoid legal liability and maximize the value of your intellectual property.

Join me as I chat with show host Sylvia Hubbard. Listen live and call in with your question or catch the podcast after the show. And there may be a few giveaways on the show too. So be sure to tune in!

Call-in Number: (646) 915-9177

MichLit Radio Show Link

About Motown Writers Network: Established in 2000, Motown Writers Network and The Michigan Literary Network was created to strengthen Michigan’s Literary Community. Drawing readers, writers, authors, poets and more together, the networks’ mission is to connect readers to Michigan literary works, educate and connect writers and poets to resources, provide events for authors to showcase their work and a lot more.

Bio: Tonya M. Evans is assistant Professor of Law and Widener University School of Law and the author of a series of legal reference guides for writers available at www.legalwritepublications.com and wherever books are sold.