Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments on the Topic of Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind or Other Persons With Disabilities; Notice of Public Meeting, 17884 [E9-8865]

Download as PDF 17884 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 73 / Friday, April 17, 2009 / Notices LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Office Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments on the Topic of Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind or Other Persons With Disabilities; Notice of Public Meeting AGENCY: Copyright Office, Library of Congress. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The United States Copyright Office (Copyright Office) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announce that interested parties may submit electronic comments and reply comments on facilitating access to copyrighted works for the blind or other persons with disabilities. DATES: Initial comments are due by 5 p.m. on April 21, 2009. Reply comments are due by 5 p.m. on May 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Electronic submissions may be made through the Copyright Office Web site: http://www.copyright.gov/ docs/sccr/comments. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for acceptable electronic file formats and filing requirements. See Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments; Notice of Public Meeting, 74 FR 13268 (March 26, 2009), for information on other methods of filing comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Pinha, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Policy and International Affairs. Telephone: (202) 707–7845. E-mail: ppin@loc.gov. The Copyright Office and the USPTO are adding the option of submitting initial and reply comments electronically to the options for submitting comments that were specified in their previous Notice of March 26, 2009 (74 FR 13268). A comment page will be posted on the Copyright Office Web site at http:// www.copyright.gov/docs/sccr/ comments. Approximately one week prior to each comment deadline the comment form will be activated, allowing information to be entered into the required fields and any additional non-required fields. All comments submitted electronically must be submitted as an attachment, and must be in a single file in either Adobe Portable Document File (PDF) format that contains searchable, accessible text (not an image); Microsoft Word; WordPerfect; Rich Text Format (RTF); or ASCII text file format. The maximum file size is 6 megabytes (MB). The attached comment must include the name of the commenter. There will be mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:13 Apr 16, 2009 Jkt 217001 a browse button on the form that will allow commenters to attach the comment file to the form and then to submit the completed form to the Copyright Office. The Copyright Office and the USPTO intend to post all comments from this proceeding on the Copyright Office Web site. For comments submitted electronically, the name and organization of the commenter from the comment form will be posted together with the entire attached comment document. Other information from the comment form will not be posted, but note that if the same information is included in the attached document it will be available on the Copyright Office Web site as part of the attachment. 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Closed—Executive Session, Draft and Review Report Reason for Closing: The work being reviewed may include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposals. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552 b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. Dated: April 14, 2009. Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights. [FR Doc. E9–8865 Filed 4–16–09; 8:45 am] Proposal Review Panel for Human Development; Notice of Meeting BILLING CODE 1410–30–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Proposal Review Panel for Materials Research; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting: Name: Site visit review of the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at the University of Maryland by NSF Division of Materials Research (DMR) #1203. Dates & Times: Monday, May 18, 2009; 7:45 a.m.–8:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2009; 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Place: University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Type of Meeting: Part-open. Contact Person: Dr. Charles Ying, Program Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers Program, Division of Materials Research, Room 1065, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, Telephone (703) 292– 8428. Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations concerning further support of the MRSEC at the University of Maryland. Agenda Monday, May 18, 2009 7:45 a.m.–9 a.m. Closed—Executive Session 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Open—Review of the Maryland MRSEC 4:30 p.m.–6 p.m. Closed—Executive Session 6 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Open—Poster Session and Dinner Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8 a.m.–9 a.m. Closed—Executive session 9 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Open—Review of the Maryland MRSEC PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: April 14, 2009. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–8812 Filed 4–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting. Name: Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program, Proposal Review Panel for Human Development (1199). Date/Time: April 22, 2009; 8 a.m.–6:15 p.m., April 23, 2009; 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: Howard University, 2400 Sixth Street, NW., WDC 20059. Type of Meeting: Partially Closed. Contact Persons: A. James Hicks, Senior Program Director, Harry Bass, Program Director or Martha James, Assistant Program Director, Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, 703–292– 8640. Purpose of Meeting: NSF pre-award site visit to conduct an in-depth evaluation of past performance and to evaluate proposed plans to support continued funding. 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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Office


Notice of Inquiry and Request for Comments on the Topic of 
Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind or Other Persons 
With Disabilities; Notice of Public Meeting

AGENCY: Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The United States Copyright Office (Copyright Office) and the 
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announce that 
interested parties may submit electronic comments and reply comments on 
facilitating access to copyrighted works for the blind or other persons 
with disabilities.

DATES: Initial comments are due by 5 p.m. on April 21, 2009. Reply 
comments are due by 5 p.m. on May 4, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Electronic submissions may be made through the Copyright 
Office Web site: http://www.copyright.gov/docs/sccr/comments. See the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for acceptable electronic file 
formats and filing requirements. See Notice of Inquiry and Request for 
Comments; Notice of Public Meeting, 74 FR 13268 (March 26, 2009), for 
information on other methods of filing comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula Pinha, Attorney-Advisor, Office 
of Policy and International Affairs. Telephone: (202) 707-7845. E-mail: 
ppin@loc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Office and the USPTO are 
adding the option of submitting initial and reply comments 
electronically to the options for submitting comments that were 
specified in their previous Notice of March 26, 2009 (74 FR 13268).
    A comment page will be posted on the Copyright Office Web site at 
http://www.copyright.gov/docs/sccr/comments. Approximately one week 
prior to each comment deadline the comment form will be activated, 
allowing information to be entered into the required fields and any 
additional non-required fields. All comments submitted electronically 
must be submitted as an attachment, and must be in a single file in 
either Adobe Portable Document File (PDF) format that contains 
searchable, accessible text (not an image); Microsoft Word; 
WordPerfect; Rich Text Format (RTF); or ASCII text file format. The 
maximum file size is 6 megabytes (MB). The attached comment must 
include the name of the commenter. There will be a browse button on the 
form that will allow commenters to attach the comment file to the form 
and then to submit the completed form to the Copyright Office.
    The Copyright Office and the USPTO intend to post all comments from 
this proceeding on the Copyright Office Web site. For comments 
submitted electronically, the name and organization of the commenter 
from the comment form will be posted together with the entire attached 
comment document. Other information from the comment form will not be 
posted, but note that if the same information is included in the 
attached document it will be available on the Copyright Office Web site 
as part of the attachment.

    Dated: April 14, 2009.
Marybeth Peters,
Register of Copyrights.
[FR Doc. E9-8865 Filed 4-16-09; 8:45 am]
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