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 »

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 »