February 17, 2018

GSU Ereserves Plaintiffs Propose Injunction

The plaintiffs in the Georgia State University (GSU) ereserves case—Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, and Sage Publications—made one last attempt at getting the broader injunction they originally proposed before the trial but, realistically, offered as an alternative “a more narrowly tailored injunction” that more or less hews to the reasoning the court displayed in […]

Does It Pay To Sue Libraries? | Peer to Peer Review

Ever since the Georgia State e-reserves copyright lawsuit was filed in April 2008, the academic library (and faculty who were aware of it) community has been waiting to find out how Judge Orinda Evans would view the provision of digital course readings under fair use.  Now we know, based on her May 11 ruling, that […]

ARL Criticizes Copyright Clearance Center's Role in GSU E-Reserves Case

Andrew Albanese over at Publishers Weekly recently covered the latest back and forth between the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) relating to the Georgia State E-Reserves case. According to the story, ARL director Charles Lowry has written a letter criticizing the CCC for funding 50% of the plaintiffs’ litigation […]