Category: Library – General

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"

Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"

by on May 14, 2016 1:19 pm
Working Toward Universal Transparency   Posted On May 10, 2016 by Nancy K. Herther Some excerpts of note: … Research is providing insights on the [multiple beneficial] impacts that transparency can have. … In the area of open data, research is finding that ‘government and public entities are sharing data on the Internet at an… Read more Post of Interest: "Working Toward Universal Transparency"