It’s Fair Use Week day three and here’s another resource for your consideration. One of my favorite fair use resources is the Center for Media & Social Impact’s collection of Codes of Best Practices. These codes of best practice provide information about the scope of fair use in different disciplines.… read more
Archives for February 2018
Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors
The Authors Alliance has created a resource to help nonfiction writers get a better sense of what fair use is and how it can be used. Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors presents common scenarios that a writer may encounter. They’ve split the book up into sections based on situations regularly… read more
It's Fair Use Week!
Happy Fair Use Week everyone! Fair Use Week is an opportunity to celebrate and spread awareness about a critically important right in copyright law. It’s the right that allows us to reuse copyrighted work in new and different ways; a right that is fundamental to so much of the teaching, research, … read more
TSW 2017 Annual Report
Hot off the presses – it’s the 2017 Texas ScholarWorks report. If you are curious about what we’ve been working on, this is the document for you! 2017 highlights include: 63 new collections 12,564 new items added (that’s 20% more than 2016) Upgrade to DSpace version 5.9 Mass department name clean-up… read more
Happy Early Fair Use Week!
Fair Use Week starts early at UT Austin. Join us this afternoon for a discussion about fair use in the classroom. We’ll frame the discussion around classroom activities, but the principles are applicable to any fair use evaluation. We’ll also touch on other areas of copyright law that are relevant to instructors. Hope… read more
Images of Research competition
Are you an undergraduate doing research at UT Austin. If so, you should consider submitting an image that captures the process, outcome, or impact of your research. If your image wins, you will receive $100! Details about the contest are available on the event page. The deadline for submission is… read more
Open access & creativity event
Open access gets discussed a lot as a potential solution to access issues for scholarly research articles. Copyright and open access are not discussed as frequently for creative scholarship. The UT Libraries will be hosting a panel event and hands-on workshop that aims to tackle that very issue. Please come… read more