January 17, 2021

Legal: New Decision in Georgia State University E-Reserves Case Released

From Krista Cox at the Association of Research Libraries:

On March 31, 2016, the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia released its opinion on remand in the Georgia State University e-reserves case, Cambridge University Press v. Becker.

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On remand, the district court considered 48 infringement claims and revisited the fair use assertions by Georgia State University.  Judge Evans found that of the 48 claims, 41 were non-infringing fair uses.

Read the Complete ARL Policy Notes Post for Analysis

See Also: GSU Library Copyright Lawsuit Research Guide (via GSU Law Library)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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