Senior Program Director, Public Policy & Advocacy
ALA Public Policy and Advocacy Office
Carrie Russell is a librarian, and Senior Program Director and Copyright Specialist at the American Library Association’s Public Policy and Advocacy Office in Washington, DC. She became one of the first designated “copyright librarians” in the country in 1997 while at the University of Arizona, as well as a fair use advocate. In DC, Carrie represents ALA on copyright policy including lobbying on the Hill. Carrie was the recipient of the 2001 ALA Staff Achievement Award, and the 2013 ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Award for Best Book in Library Literature for Copyright: An Everyday Guide for K-12 Librarians and Educators. She also authored Complete Copyright: An Everyday Guide for Librarians, now in its second edition. Carrie has a Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Master of Arts (media arts with an emphasis on the political economy of information) from the University of Arizona.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM CT