Libraries and Publishing

Libraries and Publishing
Aug 07, 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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February 7, 2012

Rice U. unveils free, digital offering that it says could save students nationwide tens of millions of dollars.

February 6, 2012

Association of Research Libraries spells out principles and best practices for making copyrighted materials as free as possible while avoiding lawsuits.

January 19, 2012

With the open-source encyclopedia blacked out to protest U.S. Internet bill, college librarians offer their services (and verifiable sources).

January 18, 2012

Universities have started banding together to negotiate favorable contracts with software vendors. With new effort, a group of them aims to exercise similar leverage with publishers on behalf of students.

December 14, 2011

Latest Education Department data show steady overall spending, a boom in e-books and rising costs of electronic journal subscriptions.

September 14, 2011
A sharp split over digitized versions of "orphan works," as well as anger over Google's books project, led authors' group to sue major university libraries.

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