Those of us who heard the oral arguments in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last November, in which the publishers appeal of the District Court ruling favoring fair use in their copyright infringement lawsuit against Georgia State was heard, mostly expected a discouraging result from the Appellate panel. An initial or cursory reading [...]
I want to give a big shout-out to wonderful Katina Strauch for alerting me to the ROAD Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources, a service offered by the ISSN International Centre with the support of the Communication and Information Sector of...
Presented by: Oxford University Press and Library Journal Event Date & Time: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT How has Open Access publishing evolved over the last ten years and what challenges might Open...
In a Statement of Claim dated July 15, 2014, Joe Murphy—a 2009 LJ Mover & Shaker—named librarians nina de jesus and Lisa Rabey as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed in Toronto, Ontario (de jesus is a Canadian citizen).
Adobe has made it extremely easy for unwanted eyes to read over the shoulders of library patrons. Last week reports surfaced about how Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book software collects and transmits information about readers in plain text.
From the article: "Additionally, library users should insist that that patron privacy needs to come first in all vendor agreements. These agreements should be in line with ALA’s Library Bill of Rights, Core Values of Librarianship, and Data Retention Policy, as well as with individual library privacy policies."