Tag: 2013

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to Launch April 18-19, 2013

by on March 6, 2013 4:32 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) — which is intended to lead “the first concrete steps toward” making “the cultural and scientific record available to all” (please see here) — is scheduled to open with a series of “launch” events on April 18-19, 2013 at the Boston… Read more Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) to Launch April 18-19, 2013

New Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Case to Protect Free Speech Rights of Online Archive Public.Resource.org

by on February 28, 2013 4:16 pm
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a complaint on behalf of Public.Resource.Org — under signature of Lead Attorney for EFF Corynne McSherry, a Stanford Law School graduate — in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California: Public.Resource.Org v. Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association, Inc. [SMACNA] (N.D. Cal. Dkt.… Read more New Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Case to Protect Free Speech Rights of Online Archive Public.Resource.org

Major New White House Policy on Open Access Announced

by on February 25, 2013 11:17 am
John P. Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, issued a memorandum — “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research” — last Friday, February 22, 2013, the first sentence of which states: The Administration is committed to ensuring that, to the greatest extent and with the fewest… Read more Major New White House Policy on Open Access Announced