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A 'Partial Win' for Publishers

Federal appeals court rejects a "one-size-fits-all" rule for determining fair use, but proponents see a broader endorsement of the legal concept in higher education.

Can the Monograph Survive?

Professors and librarians consider the advantages of digital, the reluctance of many tenure committees to look beyond print, and the possibility of paying the costs of publishing works by young scholars.

Preventing a 'Digital Landfill'

Research libraries should step up their advocacy efforts and pressure government agencies to overhaul their outdated record-keeping practices, speakers at library conference argue.

Discovery Channel

With more scholars starting their research outside the university library, how can institutions best help faculty members and students find scholarly content?

JSTOR, Daily

New daily online magazine from the digital archive seeks to be "where news meets its scholarly match."

Fired for Disagreeing

After long-running disagreements about how to run its library, Wesleyan U. fires its university librarian.

Unbeaten Streak

The digital repository HathiTrust scores another victory as a federal appeals court rules its practices fall under the "fair use" doctrine.
Opinion

JOI to the Library

A new metric for journals ranks them by open access. Scott McLemee checks the index.