Category Archives: Access Copyright

UofT Says No to Access Copyright Agreement

In an announcement from Cheryl Regehr, Vice-President & Provost, it was stated “that, despite good faith efforts by both parties, we have been unable to reach an agreement with Access Copyright for a renewal of the current License at a … Continue reading

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UWO petition against renewing Access Copyright Agreement

This has circulated on the CAUT librarians list this morning: “On May 1st, a petition signed by 70 library workers from across library units at the University of Western Ontario was delivered to Dr. Janice Deakin, Provost & Vice-President (Academic). … Continue reading

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Responses to Access Copyright’s Lawsuit Against York University

CBC Article – http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/04/14/copyright-universities.html?cmp=rss CAUT’s letter to Access Copyright, dated April 9, 2013. Blog Responses: Michael Geist’s “Access Copyright’s Desperate Declaration of War Against Fair Dealing“

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ACCESS Copyright: Lawsuit Launched Against York University

Today Access Copyright issued a news release about the launching of a lawsuit against York University, see this Access Copyright News Release.

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Supreme Court Decision on “Fair Dealing” …

See the settlement attached. Lawyers have started to assess the decision. Michael Geist notes: “…but the clear takeaway is that the court has delivered an undisputed win for fair dealing that has positive implications for education and innovation, while striking … Continue reading

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Update on the Universities who have not signed the Access Copyright Agreement…

Dear Colleagues, Sam Trosow is keeping a running list of institutions who have not signed the AC agreement, see below and current site: http://samtrosow.wordpress.com/2012/06/29/compilation-of-annoucements-for-institutions-opting-out-of-model-license/ Here is a list of the latest: “…(Jun 29) Here is a (partial) compilation of available … Continue reading

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3 Universities announce they are not signing the Access Copyright agreement…

Memorial University just announced they are not signing the AC agreement. From the Daily News http://today.mun.ca/news.php?news_id=7462 Carleton University is not signing the Access Copyright agreement, June 28, 2012. Royal Roads University is not signing the agreement with Access Copyright, June … Continue reading

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