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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 ...

Kevin Smith, JD, MLS (Duke University) to speak on the Google Books Project

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 - mariann

The Heart of the Deal: getting the benefits of the Google Books Settlement without Google. When: 10-11:30AM Friday, March 23rd 2012 Where: 271 Auditorium, Special Collections Building This presentation will begin by discussing the good and bad points of the now-defunct Google Books settlement from the ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit brought by authors ...