Category Archives: Copyright

Open Access Week at Queen’s, 22-28 October (15 October 2012)

  Queen’s is participating in International Open Access Week (Oct. 22-28). The open access movement promotes gratis sharing of intellectual work.  The aim of the event on campus is to engage the research community in discussion about the issues and trends related … Continue reading

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CLA Statement on Licenses with Access Copyright in Post-Secondary Institutions (29 Jun 2012)

Recently several post-secondary institutions across Canada have negotiated blanket licenses with Access Copyright and others are considering similar licenses. This is a welcome development for post- secondary institutions: re-engagement in contractual negotiations, as has historically been the case since the … Continue reading

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UBC Broadcast E-mail: UBC is not signing a license agreement with Access Copyright (24 May 2012)

To: All UBC Faculty and Staff The following message is sent on behalf of David H. Farrar, Provost and Vice President Academic (Vancouver) and Doug Owram, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Principal (Okanagan). After extensive review, the University of British Columbia … Continue reading

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QULA on Access Copyright: A Letter to the Provost and University Librarian (7 May 2012)

As sent by Queen’s University Librarians and Archivists (QULA) to Provost and Vice-Principal Alan Harrison and University Librarian Martha Whitehead, 7 May 2012.  See also CAUT, “A Bad Deal: AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement” (17 April 2012) and Carleton University … Continue reading

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CAUT, A Bad Deal: AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement (17 April 2012)

As distributed by the Canadian Association of University Teachers on 17 April 2012. See also QULA on Access Copyright (7 May 2012). The organization representing Canada’s university presidents announced an agreement yesterday with Access Copyright on a model copying license to … Continue reading

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Open Access Week

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the worldwide academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access (OA), to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to inspire wider participation in helping to … Continue reading

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Students and teachers object to Access Copyright cash grab.

From the CAUT web-site, Ottawa, August 12, 2010. (Thursday, August 12, 2010) – Students and teachers say that a tariff being proposed by Access Copyright – an organisation that licenses literary works to businesses and public institutions – would infringe … Continue reading

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