Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) is pleased to announce Missy Laytham, Head of Acquisitions at Loyola/Notre Dame Library, as our Conference Scholarship Program recipient to attend the 2013 Charleston Conference.

“I appreciate receiving the Copyright Clearance Center scholarship for the Charleston Conference, and am excited to attend for the first time!” said Laytham.

The CCC Conference Scholarship Program awards $1,500 for academic librarians to attend key industry events.  The program is designed to help academic librarians advance their careers and increase their knowledge within their industry.  To apply for the scholarship program, librarians are asked to submit a response to the following  in 300 words or less:

“How will attending this conference benefit your institution and you professionally?  What are your goals for attending?  How does this conference benefit your institution’s use and respect of intellectual property?  What are your financial needs in applying for this scholarship?”

Previous award recipients include academic librarians from:

  • Crown College
  • San Jose State University
  • Lehigh University
  • Westminster College
  • Florida State University
  • Walsh University
  • SUNY Brockport
  • Georgia Tech University

CCC, the rights licensing expert, is a global rights broker for the world’s most sought-after books, journals, blogs, movies, and more.  Founded in 1978 as a not-for-profit organization, CCC provides smart solutions that simplify the access and licensing of content that lets businesses and academic institutions quickly get permission to share copyright-protected materials, while compensation publishers and creators for the use of their works.  We make copyright work.  For more information, visithttp://www.copyright.com.