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Using Copyrighted Materials in Instruction Workshop

Instructors often make use of copyrighted materials when teaching. Slides used in a classroom may contain copyrighted text, charts, or images. Reading assignments uploaded to reserves or iCollege may be copyrighted, as are films or music used in instruction. Are … Continue reading

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Open Access Week 2016: Open in Action

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This week, October 24-30, is Open Access Week 2016. This year’s theme is Open in Action. Open access means research is free to read online, with no subscription or payment required. How is Open Access supported at Georgia State? Georgia State’s … Continue reading

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Georgia State Copyright Lawsuit: GSU Prevailing Party (Again)

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On March 31, 2016 Judge Evans in the North Georgia District Court released her opinion on remand in the ongoing GSU Copyright Lawsuit (Cambridge Univ. Pr. et al. v. Patton). GSU was sued in 2008 by Cambridge University Press, Oxford … Continue reading

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Fair Use in a Day in the Life of a College Student

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The Association of Research Libraries created this is a wonderful illustration of the ways fair use is used by students! Click on the image to expand.

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Recent Developments in Fair Use Litigation

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Recent Developments in Fair Use Litigation The shaping of fair use has always been done by the courts. Even the fair use statute is derived from long standing case law. The most significant recent fair use decisions involve Google Books … Continue reading

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Create an ORCID iD!

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Are you an author who shares a name with someone else?  Have you ever Googled yourself and found another scholar with your same name?  This doesn’t just happen to John or Jane Doe anymore.  Even uncommon first and last names … Continue reading

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Federal Public Access Mandates

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In February 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a memorandum directing each Federal agency that provides over $100 million in annual research funding to develop a plan to increase public access to the results of … Continue reading

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Open Access Week: Open for Collaboration

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This week, October 19-23, is Open Access Week 2015. This year’s theme is Open for Collaboration. Open access means research is free to read online, with no subscription or payment required.  SPARC created an easy to understand guide, How Open … Continue reading

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Guide to Using Copyrighted Materials in Instruction

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Copyright and fair use come into play frequently in higher education. Fair use in the area of teaching, is one of the specified uses which may be fair that are listed in the preamble to the four factors. Congress also … Continue reading

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Copyright Lawsuit Update

On Friday, November 7 both parties in the ongoing lawsuit filed petitions with the 11th Circuit Court following the court’s ruling on October 24. The Appellant publishers filed a petition for rehearing en banc and the Appellee university filed a petition … Continue reading

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