Category: Library – General

U.S. Copyright Office September 2017 Discussion Document on 17 U.S.C. § 108 [Limitations on exclusive rights: Reproduction by libraries and archives]...

by on October 3, 2017 3:59 pm
Please see here. It proposes adding museums to the list of eligible institutions and would permit the making of preservation copies of published works and expand the kinds of documents that can go online during the last 20 years of a copyright’s term.

It Seems Google's Scanning Project Work Is Being Put to Good Use by Libraries and Researchers

by on September 1, 2017 4:58 pm
Please see: What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books? By Jennifer Howard August 10, 2017

ACRL [Association of College & Research Libraries]: Findings: Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success

by on June 2, 2017 12:37 pm
Please see here. From the Executive Summary of the Findings: “Since 2013, over 200 postsecondary institutions of all types have participated in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL’s) Assessment in Action program (AiA) that created campus-wide partnerships at institutions to promote collaborative assessment and library leadership.” This document summarizes the assessment findings from this program, which concludes that they… Read more ACRL [Association of College & Research Libraries]: Findings: Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success