William Maher is Univ.
Archivist & Professor of Library
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(UIUC). He was Assistant
Univ. Archivist at UIUC
(1977-85 & 1985-95), and Program Officer at U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (1985-86). He was President (1997-88) and Treasurer
(1991-94) of the Society
of American Archivists.
He is Chair of the International Council on Archives’ Section on the Archives of Universities and Research Institutions (ICA/SUV). He holds
degrees from Case Western Reserve Univ. (B.A., 1972),
Washington Univ. (A.M., History,
1975), and UIUC (M.L.S., 1991). As the author of one book and over 25
articles, he is a regular speaker on university archival administration, archives and history, and
copyright law. He has taught
over 600 students in the
SAA’s workshop on
Copyright for Archivists since
2000. and he has represented
the SAA as an NGO observer at the World Intellectual Property Organization.
through 2013, Tim Padfield, Tim Padfield MA (Cantab), LLM (London), was employed
by the UK National Archives (formerly Public Record Office). He is author
of Tracing your Ancestors in the Public Record Office (with Jane Cox) 1981;
‘Maps and Copyright’, in Cartografiti, no 70
March 2004; ‘Illustrations are Copyright Works!’, in The Local Studies
Librarian, vol 23 no 2, Winter 2004;
‘Intellectual Property and Scholarship’, keynote address in Intellectual
Property and Rights Ownership, Westminster Media Forum, January 2005;
‘Archives and the Re-use of Public Sector Information’, in Record Keeping,
Summer 2005; Copyright for Archivists, 4th ed
2010; and ‘Copyright in art in the UK’, in Art Libraries Journal, vol 37 no 2, 2012. He has been Honorary Secretary,
British Records Association, 1981-87, a member of Libraries and Archives
Copyright Alliance, 1998–, Chair 2003-13; Secretary, Lord Chancellor’s
Advisory Council on National Records and Archives, 1996-2007.