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UT Libraries E-forum: Monkey Biz-ness (Down in Tennessee)

or, how to research copyrights without going bananas

Presented by Grover Baker, librarian at the Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University
Noon, Thursday, March 8 2007
605 John C. Hodges Library, UT campus

Get a practical lesson in copyright concerns from Grover Baker, who will discuss the steps he went through in determining the copyright status of several songs commenting on the Scopes Monkey Trial.

Grover Baker is a librarian at MTSU’s Center for Popular Music. He has an MSIS from UT and also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in church music. Before working at MTSU, Baker worked at the music library at Belmont University and served as pianist and music minister at several churches in Tennessee and Kentucky.

UT Libraries will also hold a workshop entitled Copyright Fair Use–Your Rights, Your Risks on Tuesday, March 27 from 2-3:30 p.m. 128 Hodges Library. Librarians Pauline Bayne and Diana Holden will conduct the workshop.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Chris Durman at 974-3474 or

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