The Google Books copyright case (Authors Guild vs Google) is finally over – more than 10 years after it started. The Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal from the authors which means the Second Circuit Court decision stands – that the Google Books digitization project was a fair use.… read more
Archives for April 2016
Scholarly publishing site live
It’s my pleasure to announce that our long awaited scholarly publishing site is now live: http://www.lib.utexas.edu/services/scholarly-publishing
OA Panel event cancelled
It’s come to my attention that not everyone is aware that the OA Panel event that was scheduled for today, April 8th, has been cancelled. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.
I was asked to give a talk to the Mechanical Engineering department about ethical vs unethical publishing practices. One of the topics of that conversation was how to evaluate a journal you are unfamiliar with. There is a really great checklist that was developed by Nina Collins at Indiana Tech… read more