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The State Of Oa: A Large-Scale Analysis Of The Prevalence And Impact Of Open Access Articles, Heather Piwowar, Jason Priem, Vincent Larivière, Juan Pablo Alperin, Lisa Matthias, Bree Nordlander, Ashley Farley, Jevin West, Stephanie Haustein Feb 2018

The State Of Oa: A Large-Scale Analysis Of The Prevalence And Impact Of Open Access Articles, Heather Piwowar, Jason Priem, Vincent Larivière, Juan Pablo Alperin, Lisa Matthias, Bree Nordlander, Ashley Farley, Jevin West, Stephanie Haustein

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Despite growing interest in Open Access (OA) to scholarly literature, there is an unmet need for large-scale, up-to-date, and reproducible studies assessing the prevalence and characteristics of OA. We address this need using oaDOI, an open online service that determines OA status for 67 million articles. We use three samples, each of 100,000 articles, to investigateOAin three populations: (1) all journal articles assigned a Crossref DOI, (2) recent journal articles indexed in Web of Science, and (3) articles viewed by users of Unpaywall, an open-source browser extension that lets users find OA articles using oaDOI. We estimate that at ...


Copyright For Creators: Bridging Law And Practice, Carla-Mae Crookendale, Hillary Miller, Sue Robinson Jan 2018

Copyright For Creators: Bridging Law And Practice, Carla-Mae Crookendale, Hillary Miller, Sue Robinson

VCU Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

Everyone is a publisher, a maker, or a creator in the digital age, and understanding copyright is a foundational skill. Artists, designers, and arts scholars need acute awareness of the legal landscape and fair use. To help meet this need, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries, in concert with the VCU School of the Arts, created a series of programs on the nuances of copyright for artists, designers, and art scholars.


Ownership Of Intellectual Property In The Library Complex, Patrick Roughen Jan 2017

Ownership Of Intellectual Property In The Library Complex, Patrick Roughen

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In order to broadly explore intellectual property in the context of the library complex, this research examines the patents produced by companies that provide goods and services to libraries, as well as patents associated with international libraries. This paper also surveys the trademarks and copyrights held by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, located in Charlotte, North Carolina. This research suggests ways in which development of intellectual property by U.S. libraries might evolve in the future, with evidence obtained primarily through the searching of online databases.


District Court: Cambridge Univ. Pr. Et Al. V. Becker Et Al.: Ruling On Remand (2016), Orinda Evans Mar 2016

District Court: Cambridge Univ. Pr. Et Al. V. Becker Et Al.: Ruling On Remand (2016), Orinda Evans

Georgia State University Copyright Lawsuit

No abstract provided.


Copyright In Libraries: 21st Century Challenges...And Opportunities, James S. Heller Jun 2013

Copyright In Libraries: 21st Century Challenges...And Opportunities, James S. Heller

Library Staff Publications

No abstract provided.


Handicapping Kirtsaeng, Laura Quilter Jan 2013

Handicapping Kirtsaeng, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Copyright And Fair Use In Higher Education, Laura Quilter Jan 2013

Copyright And Fair Use In Higher Education, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Libraries And Book Publishers, Maureen Sullivan Jan 2013

Libraries And Book Publishers, Maureen Sullivan

Maine Policy Review

Although Maine is a rural state, it has had success in keeping pace with technological changes since the rise of the Internet 20 years ago. In this section, authors describe some of these successes and the challenges faced by both consumers and libraries in the new digital environment. New technologies and new forms of digital media pose challenges both for publishers and libraries, as discussed by Tom Allen and Maureen Sullivan in their articles on e-books. Allen presents the publisher’s perspective on this potentially disruptive technology, while Sullivan examines the issue from the perspective of libraries and their historic ...


Copyright Developments In 2012 (Version 1.1), Laura Quilter Nov 2012

Copyright Developments In 2012 (Version 1.1), Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


District Court: Cambridge Univ. Press V. Becker - Ruling (2012), Orinda Evans May 2012

District Court: Cambridge Univ. Press V. Becker - Ruling (2012), Orinda Evans

Georgia State University Copyright Lawsuit

Ruling from the District Court

Cambridge Univ. Press v. Becker, 863 F. Supp. 2d 1190 (N.D. Ga. 2012)


Panel Discussion On Libraries And Best Practices In Fair Use, Andrée J. Rathemacher Apr 2012

Panel Discussion On Libraries And Best Practices In Fair Use, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

This report covers a panel discussion on the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, published in January 2012 by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The panel was held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on March 23, 2012 and was hosted by the MIT Libraries. Panelists were Patricia Aufderheide of the Center for Social Media at American University; Brandon Butler of ARL; Kyle Courtney of Harvard Law School; and Jay Wilcoxson of MIT.


Freedom Of Information Act And Libraries, Katherine A. Bullen Oct 2010

Freedom Of Information Act And Libraries, Katherine A. Bullen

B Sides

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) makes government information accessible to everyone, including libraries and library patrons. The Patriot Act has undermined the FOIA and put the freedom to read at risk.


Handcrafted Collaborative Copyright, Ann Bartow Jan 2010

Handcrafted Collaborative Copyright, Ann Bartow

Law Faculty Scholarship

Tribute essay to Dean Laura Gasaway's tenacious and fearless information access advocacy.


The Google Book Search Settlement And The View From The Public Interest World, Laura Quilter Nov 2009

The Google Book Search Settlement And The View From The Public Interest World, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Current Issues In Intellectual Freedom, Laura Quilter Jul 2009

Current Issues In Intellectual Freedom, Laura Quilter

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


Copyright And Permissions: Sometimes They're The Same, Kopana Terry Oct 2008

Copyright And Permissions: Sometimes They're The Same, Kopana Terry

Library Presentations

No abstract provided.


Google Booksearch And Library Digitization, Laura Quilter, Jack Lerner Mar 2008

Google Booksearch And Library Digitization, Laura Quilter, Jack Lerner

Laura Quilter

No abstract provided.


The Digital Millennium Copyright Act And Library Liability, Fred H. Cate Jan 2000

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act And Library Liability, Fred H. Cate

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Internet Infoglut And Invisible Ink: Spamdexing Search Engines With Meta Tags, Ira Nathenson Jan 1998

Internet Infoglut And Invisible Ink: Spamdexing Search Engines With Meta Tags, Ira Nathenson

Ira Steven Nathenson

This Article addresses 'spamdexing,' namely, the practice of stuffing invisible keywords into webpages in order to try to get more favorable listings with search engines. For instance, some website owners will stuff the trademarks of competitors into a webpage’s code, particularly by using 'meta tags,' indexing keywords that can be hidden in a webpage’s source code. Although meta tags are not typically viewed by users, the code can be read by search engines, with the result that webpages may be improperly boosted in search engine rankings. Such practices can confuse the public and have also spurred trademark lawsuits ...


Libraries, Librarians And First Amendment Freedoms, Robert M. O'Neil Jan 1975

Libraries, Librarians And First Amendment Freedoms, Robert M. O'Neil

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.