Daily Archives: May 30, 2012

Interesting Article Questions the Cost of Sueing Libraries over Copyright Issues

As we debate the pros and cons of the current Access Copyright issue, here is an interesting article “Does it Pay to Sue Libraries? ” Library Journal By Kevin L. Smith on May 24, 2012 http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/05/opinion/peer-to-peer-review/does-it-pay-to-sue-libraries-peer-to-peer-review/

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Petition for International Colleagues – Support for LAC and NADP

For colleagues located outside Canada, here is a petition designed for the global community. Please, sign, circulate and share with your colleagues.: http://www.change.org/petitions/make-it-better-write-a-letter-help-save-canada-s-national-archival-development-program

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University of New Brunswick Opts out of Access Copyright

The University of New Brunswick has taken their library’s advice and has opted out of the Access Copyright agreement, information just released. More information when available.

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York University will not sign the Access Copyright Licence

The full announcement by York University can be read at: http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2012/05/29/york-will-not-enter-access-copyright-licence/

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