Archives and the Law

  • Jean Dryden
  • Loryl MacDonald

Author Biographies

Jean Dryden

Jean Dryden is a member of the faculty of the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Her doctoral dissertation, completed at the University of Toronto in 2008, investigated the copyright practices of Canadian archival repositories in making their holdings available on the Internet. Her expertise in copyright has been developed over many years of experience as an archivist working at the National Archives of Canada, the Provincial Archives of Alberta, and as the Chief Archivist of the United Church of Canada/Victoria University Archives. She is the author of Demystifying Copyright: A Researcher’s Guide to Copyright in Canadian Libraries and Archives. Her research interests include copyright in the digital environment, information law and policy, archival arrangement and description, and digital preservation.

Loryl MacDonald

Loryl MacDonald has been the Records Archivist at the University of Toronto Archives since 2000. She has served as Vice President of the Association of Canadian Archivists as well as President of the Archives Association of Ontario and the Toronto Area Archivists’ Group. Loryl has also taught records management at the University of Toronto Faculty of Information. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Archival Studies from the University of British Columbia.

How to Cite
Dryden, Jean, and Loryl MacDonald. 2010. “Archives and the Law”. Archivaria 69 (May), 5-8.