Copyright Office

Copyright Office seeks comment on IT modernization plan

by • 5 years ago

The estimated $165 million plan aims to link integrate two of the office's key systems for tracking copyright information for songs, books and other creative works.

Obama nominates new librarian of Congress

by • 5 years ago

President Barack Obama has nominated a Baltimore library Director Carla Hayden, whose work there helped strongly improve digital services, to become the new Librarian of Congress.

Patent office systems back online after nearly weeklong outage

by • 5 years ago

The agency blamed a power supply line malfunction for the outage, which took filing, searching and payment systems offline.

Bill would make Copyright Office a standalone agency

by • 5 years ago

House lawmakers introduced a bill that would remove the Copyright Office from the Library of Congress and make it an independent agency — a move meant, in part, to correct deficiencies in the office’s IT.

Library of Congress, Copyright Office butt heads over IT vision

by • 5 years ago

House Administration Committee heard from the chief of the Copyright Office, who pushed for more autonomy over her agency's technology.

Copyright Register: IT outage shows why agency must modernize

by • 5 years ago

The Copyright Office released the final version of a report to update its agency. It calls, in part, for more autonomy over its technology systems.

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