Author Archive

Dr. Kenneth Crews, Columbia University, to speak on copyright at UGA Libraries

Friday, May 10th, 2013 - mariann

The University of Georgia Libraries present The 2013 Lecture on Scholarly Communication Dr. Kenneth D. Crews, Director, Columbia University Copyright Advisory Office "Copyright and the Academy: The Battle turns to the Courts" For many years, universities and some copyright owners have sparred over interpretations of fair use and other critical provisions of the ...

Dr. James Donovan, Ph.D., JD. and Ms.Carol Watson, J.D, discuss impact of open access publishing in law, today at 11AM

Friday, October 26th, 2012 - mariann

Increasing Scholarly Impact with Open Access Publishing James M. Donovan, PhD, J.D., Director and Associate Professor of Law, Alvin E. Evans Law Library, University of Kentucky College of Law and Carol A. Watson, J.D., Director of the Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law Do people cite open access articles more than ...

Dr. Bill Kretzschmar (English Dept.) speaks on the Linguistic Atlas project today, 4-5pm.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012 - mariann

Open Access to a Large Digital Humanities Project: The UGA Library and the Linguistic Atlas Dr. Bill Kretzschmar, PhD., Harry and Jane Willson Professor in Humanities, Department of English, Franklin College, University of Georgia Wednesday, October 24, 4-5pm Room 329 Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections As for many digital projects, the ...

Landmark Hathi Trust copyight case marks big victory for academic fair use

Thursday, October 18th, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries are hosting a webcast by the Association of Research Libraries to discuss this important case, and its meaning for faculty and students using digital collections. WHEN: Wednesday October 24, 2012, as 2-3pm EST. WHERE: Auditorium of ...

UGA Libraries Celebrate Open Access Week, October 22-26, 2012

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012 - mariann

All Events are free and open to the UGA community and the public. For questions, contact Mariann Burright: mariann@uga.edu Bridging the Gap: Examining Faculty Perceptions of Open Access Publishing and Repositories Dr. Jennifer Campbell-Meier, PhD., Assistant Professor, College of Communication & Information Studies, University of Alabama Are UGA faculty publishing in open access journals, ...

Knovel Engineering Reference Library now available to UGA faculty and students

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 - mariann

UGA faculty and students now have access to the Knovel Library. Access is available through the UGA Libraries website (www.libs.uga.edu) and has been made available through School of Engineering funding. Knovel includes over 3,600 reference works and databases from more than 90 leading technical publishers and professional societies including the ...

Court Ruling in the Georgia State Electronic Course Reserves Copyright case favorable to GSU!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 - mariann

Judge Orinda Evans, U.S. District Court in Atlanta found mostly in favor of Georgia State University in the copyright infringement lawsuit brought against it by two non-profit and one for-profit publishers back in 2008: Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Sage Publications. Judge Evans found only 5 out of ...

UGA Faculty: Please share your views on open access publishing in your field with us!

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 - mariann

The GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR) project is developing a cooperative institutional repository (IR) model for USG institutions for managing and accessing their digital scholarship, research information, and related works. The GKR also will include a metadata repository for federated searching and browsing across these institutions' repositories for the citizens of ...

New website for UGA faculty and students on publishing & scholarly communications

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries have added a new website about new services to help faculty and students with their scholarly publishing questions. Visit the site to help you find the answers to these,  and other questions: what are the best journals in my field, do I own copyright in my work, ...

UGA Authors get 15% discount in publishing with BioMedCentral

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries have signed on for a year’s membership in BioMedCentral for 2012, allowing UGA authors to receive a 15% discount toward their author page charges to publish in open access journals published by BioMedCentral, ChemistryCentral, and SpringerOpen. For a full list of journals, please see: http://www.biomedcentral.com/ to submit an ...