July 28, 2021

UK Government Pledges Copyright Reform, Reactions From the Library and Publishing Communities

From Ars Technica: The British government today pledged (PDF) to enact significant changes to copyright law, including orphan works reforms and the introduction of new copyright exceptions. And the tone of the comments was surprising: the government agrees that “copyright currently over-regulates to the detriment of the UK.” CD (and perhaps DVD) ripping for personal […]

New Report From Strategic Content Alliance/Ithaka S+R: "Funding for Sustainability: 'How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources'"

Title: “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources. Authors: Nancy L. Maron and Matthew Loy From News Release: Ithaka S+R, funded by the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance (SCA), released today “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources.” This report, written by Nancy L. Maron and […]

Full Text: New From JISC: Technology Forecasting Literature Review (Summary)

The literature review was prepared specifically for the UK Higher Ed. community. However, for those outside of the UK we think the documents will be of interest to you.  All of the sources used to prepare the forecast as well as a few other documents are available. From JISC: This report is a summary of […]