Tag Archive for 'Copyright'

Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists

ACRL announces the publication of Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists, edited by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Laura Braunstein, and Liorah Golomb. Digital Humanities in the Library is a collection of essays focusing on the role of the subject specialist in creating, supporting, and promoting digital humanities […]

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Libraries As Publishers: IFLA ACD WLIC 2015 Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS:  IFLA’s Acquisition and Collection Development Section invites you to submit a proposal for its open programme at the 81st IFLA World Library and Information Congress to be held in Cape Town South Africa, 15-21 August 2015. THEME:  In its 2015 Open Programme, IFLA’s Section on Acquisitions and […]

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Authors Guild vs Google: an update

Overview on the AG v Google hearing yesterday in the 2nd Circuit. http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/64940-second-circuit-hears-google-books-case.html “In his argument Wednesday, attorney Paul Smith quickly sought to differentiate the Guild’s case against Google from its unsuccessful HathiTrust case, citing Google’s commercial nature. But almost immediately, Judge Pierre Leval shut him down, telling Smith he […]

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The Hole in Our Collective Memory: How Copyright Made Mid-Century Books Vanish

Read this informative article by The Atlantic here.

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ARL Libraries: Copyright Policy & Practice in E-Reserves

Copyright Policy and Practice in Electronic Reserves among ARL Libraries Read the College & Research Libraries  article here. This paper presents the results of a survey of 110 ARL institutions regarding their copyright policies for providing electronic reserves. It compiles descriptive statistics on library practice as well as coding responses […]

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