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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...