Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Oct 30, 2018
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

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November 23, 2016

Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

November 10, 2016

Academic libraries aren’t just expensive “vanity projects” but rather a vital part of the higher education ecosystem, argue Julie Todaro and Irene M. H. Herold.

June 28, 2016

This month’s edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton.

January 8, 2016

Dozens of liberal arts colleges come together to form Lever Press, a book publishing imprint that promises to be open access for both authors and readers.

November 3, 2015

The disability studies scholars behind guidelines on accessibility in publishing gain their first endorsement from a university press.

April 9, 2015

The researcher and library service provider makes another investment in simplifying the discovery of scholarly content with the addition of the Silicon Valley-based start-up.

August 28, 2014

The drive for open educational resources is unlikely to take hold without more commercial support and incentives for faculty members and other stakeholders, Brian Jacobs argues.

June 4, 2014

After 19 years as an auxiliary of the Stanford University Libraries, the technology company HighWire Press spins off.

January 30, 2014

A new report from the College Art Association says that artists and art historians have real and perceived concerns about fair use laws. Experts say other kinds of academics do, too.

August 7, 2013

In an effort to reduce the hundreds of thousands of dollars students spend each year on course material to which they have free access, colleges are looking to technology and internal cooperation.

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