The US Department of Justice (DOJ) decided not to participate in the appeal of the case Cambridge University Press v. Mark Becker as amicus curiae. The case concerns the use at Georgia State University (GSU) of electronic course reserves (e-reserves) and electronic course sites to make excerpts from academic books available online to students enrolled in particular courses. It was widely reported that the US Copyright Office requested that the DOJ file an amicus brief either on the side of the publishers or as a neutral party. On February 22, 2013, the DOJ sent this letter to the court stating that the US Attorney General had decided not to file an amicus brief in the case.
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Focus on presentations re electronic resources at the Library Assessment Conference (August 4-6, 2014) – Seattle2014 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable and Practical Assessment By Martha Kyrillidou, Steve Hiller and Amy Yeager Submitted to Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, E-Resource Round Up, Vol. 26, No. 4 The fifth gathering of the biennial Library Assessment Conference took place in Seattle, August 4-6, 2014, with pre- and post-conference workshops before and […]
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