Category Archives: AUCC

Trent University Declines to Sign Access Copyright Agreement

Circulating today on the CAUT Librarians list: http://www.trentu.ca/newsevents/newsDetail.php?newsID=2827 From the Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic After much feedback, debate and discourse with various internal student groups and faculty, Trent University has decided not to sign a licence agreement … Continue reading

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Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta

It has just been announced on the CAUT Librarians’ list that Mount Royal University will not be signing the Access Copyright.

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Manitoba Library Association urges universities not to sign deal with Access Copyright

See, MLA urges universities & colleges not to sign on to Access Copyright deal

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University of Winnipeg opt out of a copyright licence agreement the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada

For an update on this decision, see http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/u-of-w-rejects–copyright-deal-as-money-grab-152135325.html

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UofT Prof. Ariel Katz creates Hall of Fame, Hall of Shame and Hall of Purgatory with regards to Fair Dealing and Access Copyright

On Prof. Ariel Katz’s blog http://arielkatz.org/archives/1803 a current log of those who are choosing not to sign the model Access Copyright agreement are listed in the Hall of Fame: University of British Columbia, Windsor University, Athabasca University. For the rest … Continue reading

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UBC is not signing a license agreement with Access Copyright

This was released today from UBC today, May 15, 2012: The following message is sent on behalf of David H. Farrar, Provost and Vice President Academic (Vancouver) and Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal (Okanagan). After extensive review, the … Continue reading

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Canadians Should Take Note – Recent Decision on GUS Copyright Case (Oxford, Cambridge, Sage)

UofT Prof. Ariel Katz has outlined the court’s decision,concerning the case (filed April 2008) by three publishers, Oxford, Sage and Cambrige, against George State University and urges Canadians to take a close look: “On Friday, the US District Court issued … Continue reading

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