Celebrate Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2024

February 27, 2024 Erin Nevius 0

Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing, the essential limitations and exceptions to copyright that allow the use of copyrighted materials without permission from the copyright holder under certain circumstances. Fair use and fair dealing are used daily by […]

Celebrate International Open Access Week 2023

October 24, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

October 23-29, 2023, is International Open Access Week, an initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) in partnership with the Open Access Week Advisory Committee. This week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, […]

Scholarly Communication Librarianship and Open Knowledge

October 10, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

ACRL announces the publication of Scholarly Communication Librarianship and Open Knowledge, edited by Maria Bonn, Josh Bolick, and Will Cross. This open textbook and practitioner’s guide collects theory, practice, and case studies from nearly 80 experts in scholarly communication and open education. Learn more about Scholarly Communication Librarianship and Open […]

Celebrate Peer Review Week 2023

September 26, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

Peer Review Week is annual event celebrating the value of peer review and the essential role it plays in maintaining research quality. Running from September 25 to 29, 2023, it brings together scholarly communication stakeholders including academic publishers, associations, institutions, and researchers around the theme “Peer Review and the Future […]

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Tell Congress to Protect Public Access to Information

August 23, 2023 David Free 0

ALA has long believed that when taxpayers fund scientific research, the public should have access to the information that results. Unfortunately, after years of bipartisan progress, some in Congress are now trying to put a stop to this. Exorbitant serials prices have been a problem for years, especially for academic […]

Celebrate Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2023

February 20, 2023 Erin Nevius 0

February 20-24 is 2023’s Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week. Commissioned by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week is “is an annual celebration of the important doctrines of fair use and fair dealing. It is designed to highlight and promote the opportunities presented by fair use and fair […]

Celebrate Open Access Week 2022

October 25, 2022 Lauren Carlton 0

October 24-30, 2022, is the 15th annual International Open Access Week, a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research.  An initiative of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to “learn about the potential benefits […]

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C&RL Topical Issue on Open and Equitable Scholarship Proposals Due October 3

September 30, 2022 Kara Malenfant 0

ACRL’s Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is planning a topical issue of College & Research Libraries (C&RL) around new research on how the academic and research library workforce has accelerated change in the scholarly communications environment. We are particularly interested in articles on recent research that advances the three priority areas established in ACRL’s […]