Archive for the ‘Publishing and Copyright’ Category

Open Access Week and webcast by the ASERL

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 - Liz

Open Access Week begins on October 21st, so please take the time to explore these issues in academic publishing. The ASERL is hosting a live webcast/chat session with Peter Suber, author of the refutation to the “sting” of open access published in Science. The webcast is at 2PM EST on October ...

Librarian Mariann Burright featured in Columns

Monday, April 1st, 2013 - Amy Watts

Mariann Burright, Head of Science Collections & Scholarly Communication Librarian, is featured in the current issue of Columns, discussing UGA's institutional repository Athenaeum@UGA. Excerpt: "Regionally, we are well-positioned," she said. "There already is quite a bit of openly accessible work that has been harvested and deposited in (UGA's institutional repository)." Called Athenaeum@UGA, the ...

UGA Faculty: Please share your views on open access publishing in your field with us!

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 - mariann

The GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR) project is developing a cooperative institutional repository (IR) model for USG institutions for managing and accessing their digital scholarship, research information, and related works. The GKR also will include a metadata repository for federated searching and browsing across these institutions' repositories for the citizens of ...

New website for UGA faculty and students on publishing & scholarly communications

Thursday, March 29th, 2012 - mariann

The UGA Libraries have added a new website about new services to help faculty and students with their scholarly publishing questions. Visit the site to help you find the answers to these,  and other questions: what are the best journals in my field, do I own copyright in my work, ...

Kevin Smith, JD, MLS (Duke University) to speak on the Google Books Project

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 - mariann

The Heart of the Deal: getting the benefits of the Google Books Settlement without Google. When: 10-11:30AM Friday, March 23rd 2012 Where: 271 Auditorium, Special Collections Building This presentation will begin by discussing the good and bad points of the now-defunct Google Books settlement from the ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit brought by authors ...