Copyright Clearance Center Announces RightsLink® for Scientific Communications

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces the release of RightsLink® … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Clearance Center Announces RightsLink® for Scientific Communications »

Copyright as an Obstacle or an Enabler? A European Perspective on Text and Data Mining and Its Role in the Development of AI Creativity

« (…) This contribution discusses the interplay between TDM and AI creativity by focusing, first, on the potential and technicalities of … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright as an Obstacle or an Enabler? A European Perspective on Text and Data Mining and Its Role in the Development of AI Creativity »

De Gruyter Expands Use of Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Author Workflow Platform to Manage its Read and Publish Deals

« Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces its expanded partnership with … Continuer la lecture de « De Gruyter Expands Use of Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink® Author Workflow Platform to Manage its Read and Publish Deals »

Fiche d’information à propos de la directive sur le droit d’auteur et les droits voisins dans le marché unique numérique

« L’European IP Helpdesk propose une fiche d’information à propos de la directive sur le droit d’auteur et les droits voisins … Continuer la lecture de « Fiche d’information à propos de la directive sur le droit d’auteur et les droits voisins dans le marché unique numérique »

The impact of digital copyright law and policy on access to knowledge and learning

« Background: The evolution in digital technologies has had an enormous impact on traditional copyright notions. Works in digital form have uniform … Continuer la lecture de « The impact of digital copyright law and policy on access to knowledge and learning »

Kopernio and Meta Combine Expertise to Support Accelerated Scientific Discovery

« Millions of full-text scientific articles will soon be available through an easy copyright-compliant one-click process, thanks to a new partnership … Continuer la lecture de « Kopernio and Meta Combine Expertise to Support Accelerated Scientific Discovery »

Gerrish, Charlotte. « European Copyright Law and the Text and Data Mining Exceptions and Limitations » [thesis]

« We are in a digital age with Big Data at the heart of our global online environment. Exploiting Big Data … Continuer la lecture de « Gerrish, Charlotte. « European Copyright Law and the Text and Data Mining Exceptions and Limitations » [thesis] »

EU Copyright Directive: EUA issues guidelines for universities

« EUA has prepared a set of guidelines for the university sector to influence the national implementation of the EU Copyright … Continuer la lecture de « EU Copyright Directive: EUA issues guidelines for universities »

La directive Copyright mettra-t-elle fin au Copyfraud ?

« Le débat sur la directive Copyright adoptée en mars dernier par le Parlement européen s’est focalisé sur un petit nombre … Continuer la lecture de « La directive Copyright mettra-t-elle fin au Copyfraud ? »

Help shape the new copyright law in your country; the ship has already set sail: don’t be left behind

« As reported in March 2019, a new copyright directive for the digital single market has been approved for Europe and … Continuer la lecture de « Help shape the new copyright law in your country; the ship has already set sail: don’t be left behind »

Ten Hot Topics around Scholarly Publishing

« The changing world of scholarly communication and the emerging new wave of ‘Open Science’ or ‘Open Research’ has brought to … Continuer la lecture de « Ten Hot Topics around Scholarly Publishing »

La réforme du droit d’auteur franchit le dernier obstacle: la Commission se félicite de l’approbation d’une réglementation modernisée adaptée à l’ère numérique

« Le Conseil de l’Union européenne a donné aujourd’hui son feu vert à la nouvelle directive sur le droit d’auteur, qui … Continuer la lecture de « La réforme du droit d’auteur franchit le dernier obstacle: la Commission se félicite de l’approbation d’une réglementation modernisée adaptée à l’ère numérique »

The EU Copyright Reform: Battles Won, Bullets Dodged, and the Questions that Remain

« (…) This blog, rather than looking to give a comprehensive overview of the legislation, looks at the battles that libraries … Continuer la lecture de « The EU Copyright Reform: Battles Won, Bullets Dodged, and the Questions that Remain »

Europe’s ability to lead in AI will be helped by the new TDM exception

« EARE welcomes the decision from EU institutions to enable all Europeans – public researchers and commercial entities – to benefit … Continuer la lecture de « Europe’s ability to lead in AI will be helped by the new TDM exception »

EU Copyright Directive: EUA cautious about adopted agreement

« The EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market was adopted by the European Parliament on 26 March 2019. … Continuer la lecture de « EU Copyright Directive: EUA cautious about adopted agreement »

LIBER Cautiously Welcomes Copyright Improvements for Libraries

« LIBER cautiously welcomes today’s European Parliament vote in favour of new copyright legislation because of the meaningful improvements this brings … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER Cautiously Welcomes Copyright Improvements for Libraries »

Le Parlement approuve de nouvelles règles sur le droit d’auteur sur internet

« (…) Les députés ont adopté la directive en plénière par 348 voix pour, 274 contre et 36 abstentions. Cela marque … Continuer la lecture de « Le Parlement approuve de nouvelles règles sur le droit d’auteur sur internet »

Web archives as a data resource for digital scholars

« The aim of this article is to provide an exploratory analysis of the landscape of web archiving activities in Europe. … Continuer la lecture de « Web archives as a data resource for digital scholars »

PSI (Public Sector Information) Directive compromise agrees to make publicly-funded research data open by default

« EBLIDA, SPARC Europe, together with DCC, LIBER, and IFLA, have been successful in promoting Open Science throughout the trilogue negotiation … Continuer la lecture de « PSI (Public Sector Information) Directive compromise agrees to make publicly-funded research data open by default »

Droit d’auteur numérique: les députés approuvent l’accord provisoire

« La commission des affaires juridiques a approuvé mardi la réforme des règles du droit d’auteur numérique ayant fait l’objet d’un … Continuer la lecture de « Droit d’auteur numérique: les députés approuvent l’accord provisoire »

LIBER welcomes final compromise text for the European Union’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

« LIBER welcomes news that negotiators from the European Parliament and the Council have agreed a final compromise text for the … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER welcomes final compromise text for the European Union’s Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market »

Digital Single Market: EU negotiators reach a breakthrough to modernise copyright rules

« Today, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the Commission found a political agreement to make the copyright … Continuer la lecture de « Digital Single Market: EU negotiators reach a breakthrough to modernise copyright rules »

Copyright Directive: EUA position ahead of a final agreement

« The European University Association (EUA) would like to draw attention to the impact the Directive on Copyright in the Digital … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Directive: EUA position ahead of a final agreement »

2014 copyright changes: post-implementation reviews Call for Evidence

« Following the implementation of policy, the Government aims to complete a post-implementation review (PIR). These reviews evaluate whether the regulation … Continuer la lecture de « 2014 copyright changes: post-implementation reviews Call for Evidence »

Copyright Reform: LIBER Signs Open Letter Calling For Deletion of Articles 11 and 13

 » The letter is supported by more than 85 signatories, including business organisations, civil society organisations, creators, academics, universities, public … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Reform: LIBER Signs Open Letter Calling For Deletion of Articles 11 and 13 »

Confused about copyright? Assessing Researchers’ Comprehension of Copyright Transfer Agreements

« Academic authors’ confusion about copyright and publisher policy is often cited as a challenge to their effective sharing of their … Continuer la lecture de « Confused about copyright? Assessing Researchers’ Comprehension of Copyright Transfer Agreements »

EU Copyright Proposals Put Digital Humanities At Risk

« The Digital Humanities — a growing field which many of Europe’s research libraries strongly support — risks being hit by … Continuer la lecture de « EU Copyright Proposals Put Digital Humanities At Risk »

Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts (.pdf)

« WE ALL REGULARLY SIGN, CLICK, SAY “OK,” or otherwise agree to a variety of contracts in our daily lives. For … Continuer la lecture de « Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts (.pdf) »

American Chemical Society, Elsevier file copyright infringement suit against ResearchGate in U.S.

« Scientific publishers are extending their legal actions against networking site ResearchGate. In the latest move, the American Chemical Society and … Continuer la lecture de « American Chemical Society, Elsevier file copyright infringement suit against ResearchGate in U.S. »

Software Preservation Best Practices in Fair Use to Help Safeguard Cultural Record, Advance Research

« The new Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation provides clear guidance on the legality of archiving … Continuer la lecture de « Software Preservation Best Practices in Fair Use to Help Safeguard Cultural Record, Advance Research »

HathiTrust Research Center Extends Non-Consumptive Research Tools to Copyrighted Materials: Expanding Research through Fair Use

« HathiTrust has reached a tremendous milestone in the history of HathiTrust and the HathiTrust Research Center’s services. Since 2011, HTRC … Continuer la lecture de « HathiTrust Research Center Extends Non-Consumptive Research Tools to Copyrighted Materials: Expanding Research through Fair Use »

EBLIDA : Copyright reform Why should libraries care? Result of the 12th September 2018 EP Plenary vote

« The European Parliament has finally agreed on its position on the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive. (…) From … Continuer la lecture de « EBLIDA : Copyright reform Why should libraries care? Result of the 12th September 2018 EP Plenary vote »

STM statement on European Parliament Vote: Digital Single Market (DSM) – Text and Data Mining – Platform Liability – Upcoming Trialogue (.pdf)

« STM Statement on DSM Vote in European Parliament STM has issued a statement following today’s vote on the DSM package … Continuer la lecture de « STM statement on European Parliament Vote: Digital Single Market (DSM) – Text and Data Mining – Platform Liability – Upcoming Trialogue (.pdf) »

European Parliament Vote on Copyright Fails to Provide Legal Clarity for Research (.pdf)

« Science Europe is disappointed that the European Parliament did not sufficiently improve the far too restrictive proposal by the European … Continuer la lecture de « European Parliament Vote on Copyright Fails to Provide Legal Clarity for Research (.pdf) »

The Copyright reform must also be fair to European researchers and entrepreneurs

« Research and innovation organisations call on the European Parliament to revise Article 3 on Text and Data Mining (TDM) ahead … Continuer la lecture de « The Copyright reform must also be fair to European researchers and entrepreneurs »

Copyright Exceptions and Data Mining

« On July 5th, 2018, we had the opportunity to interview two esteemed individuals within the field of copyright—Dr. Jane Secker … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Exceptions and Data Mining »

The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access

« Whilst take-up of open access (OA) in the UK is growing rapidly due partly to a number of funder mandates, … Continuer la lecture de « The UK Scholarly Communication Licence: Attempting to Cut through the Gordian Knot of the Complexities of Funder Mandates, Publisher Embargoes and Researcher Caution in Achieving Open Access »

EARE’s position on the Plenary vote on the Copyright Directive

« Download our statement here: EARE_Statement_EP Plenary Vote_Copyright Directive The European Alliance for Research Excellence (EARE) warmly welcomes the decision of MEPs … Continuer la lecture de « EARE’s position on the Plenary vote on the Copyright Directive »

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2018 Highlights Balance in the Copyright System

« The fifth annual Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week took place February 26–March 2, 2018, growing to 153 participating organizations—as well as … Continuer la lecture de « Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2018 Highlights Balance in the Copyright System »

University Library Technical University of Munich: Copyright Information

« The German Copyright in the Information Society Amending Law (Urheberrechts-Wissensgesellschafts-Gesetz – UrhWissG) comes into force on 1 March 2018 and … Continuer la lecture de « University Library Technical University of Munich: Copyright Information »

Le Projet Gutenberg, site patrimonial de livres numériques, bloqué en Allemagne

« Lancé en 1971, le Projet Gutenberg entend mettre à disposition au format numérique un maximum de textes entrés dans le … Continuer la lecture de « Le Projet Gutenberg, site patrimonial de livres numériques, bloqué en Allemagne »

DOAJ: Copyright and Licensing – Part 3

« In 2016, we published 2 blog posts on copyright and licensing: Part1 and Part 2. In these posts we explained … Continuer la lecture de « DOAJ: Copyright and Licensing – Part 3 »

LIBER Argues For Copyright Reform in Brussels

« On 20 February, LIBER was in Brussels along with colleagues from Science Europe and EARE for two copyright-related events: a … Continuer la lecture de « LIBER Argues For Copyright Reform in Brussels »

Communiqué commun sur la Réforme de la Directive sur le droit d’auteur dans le marché unique numérique

« EPRIST partage et soutient les mises en garde des principales associations européennes de l’enseignement et de la recherche. Dans une lettre … Continuer la lecture de « Communiqué commun sur la Réforme de la Directive sur le droit d’auteur dans le marché unique numérique »

Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

« On 14 September 2016 the European Commission published a package of proposals aimed at the modernisation of copyright within the … Continuer la lecture de « Modernisation of the EU Copyright Rules Position Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition »

To extend neighbouring right for press publishers to scholarly publications would be a disaster for open science [interview]

« On the occasion of the proposed EU Copyright reform, which is currently undergoing a process in the European Parliament, representatives … Continuer la lecture de « To extend neighbouring right for press publishers to scholarly publications would be a disaster for open science [interview] »

Copyright Reform: Help Us Ensure an Effective TDM Exception!

« Research libraries are closely watching the European Commission’s current work to reform copyright legislation because libraries and their users will … Continuer la lecture de « Copyright Reform: Help Us Ensure an Effective TDM Exception! »

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 »