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Research Library Issues, no. 264 (June 2009)

RLI issue 264 includes the following articles:

  • ARL Encourages Members to Refrain from Signing Nondisclosure or Confidentiality Clauses
  • The Case for Regulating Google and the Proposed Book Rights Registry
  • Learning and Research Spaces in ARL Libraries: Snapshots of Installations and Experiments
  • A Different Kind of Conversation: The Sparky Awards and Fresh Views on Change in Scholarly Communication
  • ARL Selects Research Library Leadership Fellows for 2009 10
 
 

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Google Book Settlement 101

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, as part of the "Google Book Settlement 101" program.

mp3 mm09sp-google-opening.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Google Book Settlement 101

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, as part of the "Google Book Settlement 101" program.

mp3 mm09sp-google-crews.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Google Book Settlement 1010

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, as part of the "Google Book Settlement 101" program.

mp3 mm09sp-google-clancy.mp3

 
 

Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Google and Books: Legal Settlement or Information Revolution?

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009, as part of the "The Current Fiscal Landscape of Research Libraries" program.

mp3 mm09sp-game-crews.mp3

 
   

ALA, ARL, ACRL Host Meeting of Experts to Discuss Google Book Search Settlement

Members of library community discussed the implications of the Google Book Search settlement in a meeting hosted on February 9, 2009, in Washington, DC, by the American Library Association Washington Office, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College & Research Libraries.

pdf gbs-dc-meeting-summary12feb09.pdf

 
   

The Google Print Library Project: A Copyright Analysis

On August 11, 2005, Google announced that it would not scan copyrighted books under its Print Library Project until November, so that publishers could decide whether they want to opt their in-copyright books out of the project. Given the confusion in press reports describing the project, publishers should carefully study exactly what Google intends to do and understand the relevant copyright issues. This understanding should significantly diminish any anxiety publishers possess about the project.

pdf band-gbs-copyright-analysis-11aug05.pdf

 
 
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