U.S. Copyright Office Releases Section 108 Discussion Document

« The U.S. Copyright Office today released its Section 108 Discussion Document. Congress enacted section 108 of Title 17 in 1976, … Continuer la lecture de « U.S. Copyright Office Releases Section 108 Discussion Document »

Copyright Clearance Center RightFind™ Delivers Improved Workflow for Ease-of-Use

« (…) With the new release, CCC focused on target areas of RightFind to better serve customers’ interests, including: Instant document … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Clearance Center RightFind™ Delivers Improved Workflow for Ease-of-Use »

What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

« It was a crazy idea: Take the bulk of the world’s books, scan them, and create a monumental digital library … Continuer la lecture de « What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books? »

Library Support for Text and Data Mining: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech (.pdf)

« This report examines how the University Libraries at Virginia Tech have supported text and data mining in the past, and … Continuer la lecture de « Library Support for Text and Data Mining: A Report for the University Libraries at Virginia Tech (.pdf) »

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Now Fully Operating from Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® for Open Access Platform

« AIAA achieves best-in-class author experience and efficient, compliant fee transaction process through new partnership with CCC Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. … Continuer la lecture de « American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Now Fully Operating from Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® for Open Access Platform »

Le site Sci-Hub condamné à payer 15 millions $ pour atteinte au droit d’auteur

« La justice américaine vient de donner raison à l’éditeur scientifique RELX (Elsevier) dans le procès qui l’opposait au site Internet Sci-Hub. … Continuer la lecture de « Le site Sci-Hub condamné à payer 15 millions $ pour atteinte au droit d’auteur »

The British Library hosts launch of The Copyright Cortex

« (…) the British Library hosts the launch of The Copyright Cortex, a new online, open access, resource dedicated to copyright … Continuer la lecture de « The British Library hosts launch of The Copyright Cortex »

LIBER Signs Open Letter on EU Copyright Reform

« LIBER has signed an open letter urging European lawmakers to put EU copyright reform back on track. The letter was … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER Signs Open Letter on EU Copyright Reform »

Three More STM Publishers Select Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Platform to Handle Article Publishing Charges for Open Access Articles

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), which creates global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces that the American … Continuer la lecture de « Three More STM Publishers Select Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Platform to Handle Article Publishing Charges for Open Access Articles »

UK University policy approaches towards the copyright ownership of scholarly works and the future of open access

« Considers how the open access policy environment has developed since the RoMEO (Rights Metadata for Open Archiving) Project’s call in … Continuer la lecture de « UK University policy approaches towards the copyright ownership of scholarly works and the future of open access »

Clear statement from educational sector: we need a better copyright reform

« (…) COMMUNIA sent a joint letter to MEPs working on the copyright reform dossier. It is supported by 34 organisations … Continuer la lecture de « Clear statement from educational sector: we need a better copyright reform »

Réforme du droit d’auteur pour le 21e siècle / Copyright Reform for the 21st Century: Paris, France

« Après quasiment une décennie, la Commission européenne a présenté son projet de loi sur la réforme du droit d’auteur. Et … Continuer la lecture de « Réforme du droit d’auteur pour le 21e siècle / Copyright Reform for the 21st Century: Paris, France »

EU Copyright Reform: LIBER Joins Leading Research Groups In Call For More Change

« In a statement released today, LIBER, CESAER, EUA, LERU and Science Europe — which together represent hundreds of universities, libraries, … Continuer la lecture de « EU Copyright Reform: LIBER Joins Leading Research Groups In Call For More Change »

Universities Australia backs calls for fairer copyright laws

« Universities Australia welcomes the Productivity Commission’s report on Australia’s Intellectual Property Arrangements, which calls for the introduction of a « fair … Continuer la lecture de « Universities Australia backs calls for fairer copyright laws »

Etats-Unis : Libraries and Copyright: 42 Experts Weigh In

« Today I sent a letter on behalf of 42 copyright lawyers, scholars, and expert librarians to leaders in Congress. In … Continuer la lecture de « Etats-Unis : Libraries and Copyright: 42 Experts Weigh In »

Copyright Clearance Center Announces Enhancements to RightFind® XML for Mining

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, announces enhancements to its cloud-based … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Clearance Center Announces Enhancements to RightFind® XML for Mining »

New resource on cross-border access to knowledge

« EIFL has compiled a booklet of statements made by librarians and archivists representing thousands of institutions at sessions of WIPO’s Standing Committee … Continuer la lecture de « New resource on cross-border access to knowledge »

“Le copyright existe pour faciliter et non restreindre la diffusion du savoir”

« Une université qui photocopie des livres à des fins pédagogiques et à destination des élèves ne se place pas en … Continuer la lecture de « “Le copyright existe pour faciliter et non restreindre la diffusion du savoir” »

What kind of world is STM living in?

« (…) 14 September saw the International Association of STM publishers (STM) issue a response to the EC’s proposed Directive on … Continuer la lecture de « What kind of world is STM living in? »

Journal of Copyright in Education & Librarianship: Vol 1, No 1 (2016)

« The Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship is bi-annually published in the spring and fall. It is a  peer-reviewed … Continuer la lecture de « Journal of Copyright in Education & Librarianship: Vol 1, No 1 (2016) »

EU copyright reform and TDM : potentially good for research but certainly not (yet) for innovation !

« Today, the European Commission has presented its legislative proposal to update the EU framework on copyright. LERU is very pleased … Continuer la lecture de « EU copyright reform and TDM : potentially good for research but certainly not (yet) for innovation ! »

European Copyright Proposals: Libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions Respond

« Today the European Commission published its Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on copyright in … Continuer la lecture de « European Copyright Proposals: Libraries and Cultural Heritage Institutions Respond »

European Commission: Modernisation of the EU copyright rules

« (…)The Commission has proposed two directives and two regulations to adapt the EU copyright rules to the realities of the … Continuer la lecture de « European Commission: Modernisation of the EU copyright rules »

Réforme du droit d’auteur : les nouveaux projets de la Commission européenne

« Le législateur européen travaille d’arrache-pied à la réforme du droit d’auteur. Une nouvelle fuite du texte de la directive expose … Continuer la lecture de « Réforme du droit d’auteur : les nouveaux projets de la Commission européenne »

How licensing ended ‘established and respected’ international document supply service

« In this blog, Teresa Hackett, EIFL Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reveals the data behind the demise of the British … Continuer la lecture de « How licensing ended ‘established and respected’ international document supply service »

The Difference between Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism—and Why It Matters

« Reading a recent article in The Atlantic and the subsequent comments, I was struck again by how much confusion there … Continuer la lecture de « The Difference between Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism—and Why It Matters »

LIBER Responds to EC Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain

« (…) On behalf of the LIBER Copyright Working Group, who compiled this response, we would like to thank our LIBER … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER Responds to EC Consultation on Publishers’ Role in the Copyright Value Chain »

Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law: Section 108

« The United States Copyright Office is inviting interested parties to discuss potential revisions relating to the library and archives exceptions … Continuer la lecture de « Draft Revision of the Library and Archives Exceptions in U.S. Copyright Law: Section 108 »

Libraries, Copyright and Creativity

« Libraries have been associated with creativity for almost as long as books themselves. Their function – promoting human progress by … Continuer la lecture de « Libraries, Copyright and Creativity »

L’imprimante d’IBM saura détecter les infractions au droit d’auteur

« Soucieux de la protection du droit d’auteur, IBM a déposé une demande de brevet qui permet d’empêcher l’impression d’un contenu … Continuer la lecture de « L’imprimante d’IBM saura détecter les infractions au droit d’auteur »

Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Ixxus

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a firm dedicated to creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work, has … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Clearance Center Acquires Ixxus »

Etats-Unis : ALA announces 2016 winner of L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

« The American Library Association (ALA) Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP) today named the Copyright Review Management System (CRMS)—a product … Continuer la lecture de « Etats-Unis : ALA announces 2016 winner of L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award »

OFE publishes High Level Policy Paper on text and data mining

« For the past months, OFE has been involved in an intensive research process regarding the various arguments and approaches relating … Continuer la lecture de « OFE publishes High Level Policy Paper on text and data mining »

A repository of copyright educational resources for higher education

« (…)The goal of CHEER is to create a collaborative online exchange for engaging resources that can be utilized to increase … Continuer la lecture de « A repository of copyright educational resources for higher education »

Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Continues International Expansion

« Award-Winning Article Delivery Service Now Available to Institutions of Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates and Oman; Adds Content … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Clearance Center’s Get It Now Continues International Expansion »

Quelques pensées radicales à propos de Sci-Hub

« Sci-Hub est à l’édition scientifique ce que Pirate Bay est à l’industrie culturelle : un moteur de recherche proposant gratuitement au … Continuer la lecture de « Quelques pensées radicales à propos de Sci-Hub »

Royaume-Uni : Copyright for Knowledge: Priorities for European Union Copyright reform

« This paper summarises Copyright for Knowledge’s main priorities for the propose reforms to EU copyright law, and illustrates these with … Continuer la lecture de « Royaume-Uni : Copyright for Knowledge: Priorities for European Union Copyright reform »

Du singe à l’âne : autour de la notion d’auteur

« On connaît l’affaire très américaine du singe photographe qui a défrayé la chronique depuis quelques années, mais l’antique canular du … Continuer la lecture de « Du singe à l’âne : autour de la notion d’auteur »

Response of EUA to the European Commission’s Communication on copyright

« The European University Association welcomes the European Commission’s (EC) 9 December Communication outlining its intentions to move towards a modern, … Continuer la lecture de « Response of EUA to the European Commission’s Communication on copyright »

Library copyright statutes around the world: trends and developments

« International copyright expert, Professor Kenneth D. Crews, led a webinar hosted by EIFL on 5 February 2016 on ‘Library copyright … Continuer la lecture de « Library copyright statutes around the world: trends and developments »

Le droit d’auteur défié par la révolution numérique

« La révolution numérique aura-t-elle raison du sacro-saint droit d’auteur, qui laisse à l’artiste – écrivain, musicien, cinéaste – le pouvoir … Continuer la lecture de « Le droit d’auteur défié par la révolution numérique »

IFLA Statement 2016 on Public Lending Right Updated to Include eBooks

« The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) representing the interests of libraries and … Continuer la lecture de « IFLA Statement 2016 on Public Lending Right Updated to Include eBooks »

German Library Association (DBV). Report on the state of libraries. Facts and figures 2015.

« A brief assessment of the situation of libraries in Germany today as well as an overview of the German Library … Continuer la lecture de « German Library Association (DBV). Report on the state of libraries. Facts and figures 2015. »

Time for a single global copyright framework for libraries and archives. (See : the case of the British Library).

« Digital technologies have transformed libraries, archives and access to information. They have revolutionized the information landscape. Libraries and archives support … Continuer la lecture de « Time for a single global copyright framework for libraries and archives. (See : the case of the British Library). »

IPA stresses the importance of licensing solutions at WIPO

« International Publishers Association (IPA) today endorsed licensing as the best way to safeguard copies of works in libraries and archives … Continuer la lecture de « IPA stresses the importance of licensing solutions at WIPO »