Meet Barbara

Barb grew up on a dairy farm in upstate New York.  After graduating from SUNY Geneseo, she and her husband moved to West Virginia, and then lived in Ohio, prior to moving to Massachusetts.

“As a professional librarian, I have ”lived” the evolution of resources from print to electronic. No longer subscribing to journals in paper, I began negotiating licenses for electronic resources. With the rapid growth of the Internet and its capabilities to “search/copy/paste/send,” awareness of the basics of copyright law and compliance procedures became increasingly important.”

Barbara’s Philosophy

“I have a passion for teaching people about copyright—busting the myths and misunderstandings about copyright in the Digital Age– and having some FUN in the process!

“Copyright can seem like a “gray murky ooze” –always shifting and changing. I enjoy guiding individuals and businesses through that ooze…around the potholes…around the quicksand…that can suck the life out of a business.

“My mission is to raise awareness of the impact of copyright on our daily lives, helping us to avoid the risk of time-consuming and potentially very expensive litigation.”

Qualifications

Certification in Copyright Management: CCM (Special Libraries Association)

Certificate of Successful Completion of  Copyrightx (12-week course offered by HarvardX: Harvard School of Law and The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University)

Over 8 years’ experience in helping people understand the basics of copyright and to comply with the law.

Workshop facilitator for numerous professional organizations

Additional coursework to remain up-to-date, including: Duke University, Center for Intellectual Property (UMUC)

Experience as a part-time Research Assistant for a copyright attorney

Master’s In Library Science

Many years of professional service in academic and special libraries

Bachelor’s in History and Secondary Social Studies; adjunct faculty at college-level

 

How To Get Started Working With Barbara—and Gain Some Peace of Mind:

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