Copyright Office Hosts Public Meeting on Technical Aspects of Mandatory Deposit of Published Electronic Works Available Only Online
Issue No. 416 - April 8, 2011

The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress will host a public meeting on May 24, 2011, with members of the publishing community to discuss lessons learned from the Office’s receipt of electronic deposits in fulfillment of the mandatory deposit requirements of the copyright law. The objective is to identify file submission, packaging, and formatting standards that can effectively and efficiently be adapted to the workflow requirements for both the publishing community and the Library of Congress. The public meeting will take place in the Copyright Hearing Room of the Madison Building of the Library of Congress, LM-408, 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20059. The meeting is restricted to two representatives per organization. A notice of participation must be filed no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 11, 2011. A Federal Register notice announcing the meeting has been submitted to the Federal Register and will be published in accordance with its schedule.