The Digital Scholarship Unit is a service hub providing consultation in support of faculty endeavors in scholarship and instruction from inception to implementation. Have an idea but don’t know where to start? Ask us!
Scholarly Communication Librarian Molly Keener is available to consult on copyright, scholarly publishing, open access, and new modes of scholarly communication.
Digital Initiatives Librarian Chelcie Rowell is available to consult on incorporating digital humanities components into research and pedagogy.
Evolutions in Scholarship
How the HathiTrust Ruling Aids Libraries — Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a ruling in the Authors Guild vs. HathiTrust case, loudly cheered by libraries for its affirmation of a lower court’s ruling that digitization for the HathiTrust Digital Library constitutes fair use. ARL Policy Notes posted a good synopsis of the ruling, and HathiTrust […]
Power of Open Access at work — Today, a faculty member made my day. In August 2013, Dr. Peter D. Weigl, Research Professor of Biology, applied to our Open Access Fund, seeking support for an article on temperate mountain grasslands accepted for publication in Biological Reviews. He wanted to make is work available OA, as he knew that his research would be […]
Confused about copyright? Coursera has a course for that — This summer, three of my esteemed scholarly communication colleagues – Kevin Smith (Duke), Lisa Macklin (Emory), and Anne Gilliland (UNC) – will be teaching Copyright for Educators and Librarians. This course aims to provide an overview of U.S. copyright law “to empower teachers and librarians at all grade levels.” If you’ve ever wanted to know […]
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