October 24, 2014

U-M's Paul Courant on AG Lawsuit: "We Have Not Changed Our Plans or Activities in Any Way"

From the University of Michigan Record (a Publication from the Office of the Vice President of Communications): The U-M Library continues to operate its nascent Orphan Works Project “because we remain as certain as ever that our proposed uses of orphan works are lawful and important to the future of scholarship and the libraries that […]

Superb! Video: Paul Courant, University Librarian at U. of Michigan, Speaks at TEDxUofM

In addition to being the University Librarian at U. of M, Paul Courant (and exec. director of the HathiTrust).  Recorded during TEDxUofM in April. Direct to Video Courant’s talk runs about 18 minutes.  It’s an interesting, thought provoking, and motivating presentation.  Highly recommended viewing. “Libraries are utterly essential to technology,  entertainment, design, learning, mixing, remixing, […]