October 25, 2014

UPDATED: ALA Midwinter 2012: Fair Use a Good Argument Even in an Age of Mass Digitization

digitization-in-progress

Librarians frequently do not apply their fair use rights under the Copyright Act in a robust manner when engaged in digitization projects, and they focus, instead, on risk aversion, to the detriment of scholarship and their patrons.

Two Academic Library Consortia Merge Efforts to Manage Print Journals

The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) and the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) are now partnering in the ASERL Cooperative Journal Retention Program which started in early 2011.