Archive for September, 2011

Open Access Week 2011

September 30, 2011 | Announcements

Open Access Week 2011 at CUNY includes events discussing Open Access Publishing in the Sciences, Using Open Education Materials in Your Courses, Understanding and Protecting Your Rights as an Author and Open Access Scholarly Publishing at various CUNY campuses such as City Tech, Hunter College, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center.

ARL Releases Resource Packet on Orphan Works

September 15, 2011 | Announcements, News

The legality of making orphan works available to the public was recently challenged by three authors’ groups and eight individual authors in a lawsuit filed against the orphan works partnership and digital works repository HathiTrust and five of its research library partners. Read the ARL resource packet providing information about the core issues in that suit, including the scope and applicability of fair use to orphan works.