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Scholarly Communication Librarian Molly Keener is available to consult on copyright, scholarly publishing, open access, and new modes of scholarly communication.
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Evolutions in Scholarship
“Rising Star” of Evolution — If your news sources are anything like my news sources (disclaimer: NPR nerd here!), then you’ve undoubtedly heard about the new human species remains found in South Africa. Homo naledi was a previously unknown early human ancestor, and the amount of skeletal remains found in a South African cave point to the earliest known ritual […]
Elsevier’s new (anti-)sharing policy — In late April, Elsevier announced a change in its policy regarding author deposits of articles. In what Elsevier claims is a change to facilitate better understanding of its sharing policies, the previous policy—enacted in 2012—that differentiated between institutions that do have open access policies versus those that do not has been streamlined, and the new […]
Celebrating Fair Use — Fair use is a wonderful right granted in the United States copyright act that enables people to make limited uses of copyrighted content without needing permission from the copyright owners. Fair Use Week, February 23-27, is a time to celebrate fair use and highlight how it can be used. To that end, the Association of […]
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