Category: information

Excellent "Copyright Review Management System Toolkit" for "Finding the Public Domain"

by on July 1, 2016 1:35 pm
Please visit the University of Michigan Library’s site here and find the table of contents to the system toolkit — for answering the question: How can I tell if something is in the public domain? — here.

Recent Post of Potential Interest: "Should All Academic Research Be Free And What Wikipedia Can Teach Us About Publishing"

by on July 1, 2016 12:48 pm
…another thought-provoking Forbes / Tech item by Kalev H. Leetaru (14 June 2016): It links to the European Union’s late May 2016 call for all scientific literature to be made available to the world free of charge. A number of excerpts from Leetaru’s post: … Such calls, happening amidst a sea change in the open… Read more Recent Post of Potential Interest: "Should All Academic Research Be Free And What Wikipedia Can Teach Us About Publishing"

Thoughtful consideration of the term "open" ...

by on June 1, 2016 12:39 pm
…Fifty shades of open by Jeffrey Pomerantz and Robin Peek From the abstract: Open source. Open access. Open society. Open knowledge. Open government. Even open food. The word “open” has been applied to a wide variety of words to create new terms, some of which make sense, and some not so much. This essay disambiguates… Read more Thoughtful consideration of the term "open" ...