A coalition of academic, library and technology associations criticizes Elsevier's new sharing and hosting policy, saying it undermines open-access initiatives.
Library directors at liberal arts institutions are losing their jobs as they clash with faculty and administrators over the future of the academic library.
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.
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.
With more scholars starting their research outside the university library, how can institutions best help faculty members and students find scholarly content?
The digital repository HathiTrust scores another victory as a federal appeals court rules its practices fall under the "fair use" doctrine.
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.
Six months after Aaron Swartz's suicide, report says MIT acted appropriately but missed opportunity to be leader on key legal and technology issues. Critics call it a whitewashing.
A second librarian's blog becomes the target of a potential lawsuit from a disgruntled publisher.
Supporters of university libraries are worried by the Justice Department's unexpected interest in filing a brief in the battle over e-reserves.
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