Open Access Week interview of me by Despina Durand on campus radio station, WMUA, was posted online here: https://wmuanews.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/the-umass-libraries-celebrate-open-access-week-an-interview-with-laura-quilter/
Author Archives: copyright
I’ll be presenting tomorrow (Nov. 7, 2014) at the “Long Arm of the Law” program at the Charleston Conference, with Bill Hannay, and Ann Okerson moderating. I get to do copyright …. http://2014charlestonconference.sched.org/event link Panel description: This is the 4th year of the Charleston Conference’s legal update session. We wondered
The GSU decision is out — here’s a link to the PDF. Don’t panic! It’s a reversal on fair use, but if you read more deeply, it’s actually pretty good. My notes (written for my library director and colleagues, on a first quick read, not yet edited) are below. I am
Martin Eve (Oct. 2, 2014), 3:00 – 4:00, Room 2601 Du Bois Library – Martin Eve, Director of the Open Library of Humanities, will speak on open access in the humanities.
Sept. 5, 2014 – Photographers and Google settle. See http://googlepress.blogspot.ca/2014/09/google-photographers-settle-litigation.html
If a hundred monkeys type out shakespeare, is it copyrighted? What about if one monkey takes a selfie? Hi folks, Next week, Thursday, September 4, from 3 to 5pm, we’ll hold a discussion session in Room 1320 on the “monkey selfie” — is it copyrightable? should it be? why or
On the new Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Eriq Gardner at Hollywood Reporter made me LOL: “It’s 1,222 pages of pure beach reading”
Curious that California’s AB 609 (public health open access mandate) has a sunset provision. Still, yaay, mostly. http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140AB609 …
Copyright Updates August 14, 2014 Fair Use Cases Authors Guild v. HathiTrust (2d Cir. June 10, 2014) The Second Circuit, also known as the “copyright circuit”, handed down a significant victory for HathiTrust on June 10, 2014. The short version is that the Second Circuit found that a) full-text indexing
The Supreme Court denied an emergency stay in the Sherlock Holmes public domain case. See BananaIP.com.