The Idea of the "Universal Library," Open to All...

by on May 1, 2016 12:09 pm
…please see: In the Name of Humanity by Balázs Bodó (He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) in 2006-2007 and a Fellow at CIS between 2006 and 2012) From the article: The total archive is already here, … hidden in the shadows and run by pirates. [Emphasis added.] … The exact limits… Read more The Idea of the "Universal Library," Open to All...

Lawsuit Against the U.S. Government [Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts] Challenging Legality of PACER Fees

by on April 27, 2016 1:23 pm
This PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]-related case in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is: NATIONAL VETERANS LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM et al v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Docket No. 1:16-cv-00745 (D.D.C. ~ filed Apr 21, 2016) Here is the complaint.

New Title on Open Access -- "Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access"

by on April 16, 2016 12:31 pm
Please see: Suber, Peter. Knowledge Unbound: Selected Writings on Open Access,    2002-2011  Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press,    2016 (https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/knowledge-unbound) “…Suber makes the case for open access to research; answers common questions, objections, and misunderstandings; analyzes policy issues; and documents the growth and evolution of open access during its most critical early decade.”