Check It Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: How the Google Books Case Could Change Fair Use On Campus

Perhaps the biggest question to come from Pierre Leval’s written opinion in the extraordinary case of Google Books, is how it might ripple into the day-to-day application of fair use in higher education. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: Why Do People Challenge Books?

For many, the tragic events in Paris have highlighted the importance of free expression. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check It Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: How To Make the Orphan Works Problem Worse

The U.S. Copyright Office is soliciting public comments on a massive 234-page report and legislative proposal dealing with one of copyright’s central problems—orphan works. But with a week left in the comment period, librarians and archivists—groups that once supported orphan works... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: The Race for ALA Presidency

As the story goes, in October 1897, the American Library Association (ALA) plunged into controversy when Rutherford P. Hayes (the son of former U.S. president Rutherford B. Hayes) seized the ALA presidency following the death of duly elected president Justin Winsor, despite there being no... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books case: digitizing 'snippets' of text is ruled 'fair use'

US Circuit Judge Denny Chin says Google Books falls under fair use, while the Authors Guild calls it copyright infringement. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Google's Book-Scanning Is Fair Use, Judge Rules in Landmark Copyright Case

Google's massive book-scanning project that makes complete copies of books without the authors' permission is perfectly legal under U.S. copyright law, a federal judge ruled today, deciding an 8-year-old legal battle.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again

Titles in our Rights Roundup come from Japan by way of Finland, as well as Slovakia, Sweden, Germany, Turkey, the United States, and France. The post Rights Roundup: The Pandemic Changes the Book Fair Calendar Again appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes

An Aldus network report predicts cancellations, postponements, and other adjustments to European book fairs in the pandemic could affect 6,500+ exhibitors in 2020. The post Coronavirus Impact: Europe’s Aldus Report Reveals Book Fair Changes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-14 16:20:19 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: Four Questions for...Richard Charkin

Charkin’s new venture, Mensch Publishing, officially launched last month with Guy Kennaway’s darkly funny memoir 'Time to Go.' PW caught up with Charkin ahead of the 2019 London Book Fair to talk about his new turn as an indie publisher—and the simple question that inspired him to take the leap. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Check Out the Translation Database

Now hosted on the Publishers Weekly website, the Translation Database is a huge boon for the translation community, and an invaluable resource. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: In Opening Keynote, Andrew Wylie Defends the World

Wylie offered a strong defense of diversity in literature, and of the importance of international voices in a world that appears to be “broadly reassembling" along nationalist lines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Book Fair to Another: Karachi Makes Its Case at Frankfurter Buchmesse

In a market of 197 million people and a strong youthful contingent, Pakistan's industry is looking to expand December's Karachi International Book Fair. The post One Book Fair to Another: Karachi Makes Its Case at Frankfurter Buchmesse appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing Book Fair 2017: Changing with the Times and Market Demands

Traditionally, the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) has focused on educational books, STM titles, and children’s books—in that order. This year’s event, which opens today and runs until August 27, is markedly different with many more categories represented. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As colleges ditch books, the future of the campus library is changing

As major universities like UC Berkeley abandon traditional book collections, the role of campus libraries is starting to look a little different from the good old days of an offline era. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: At Opening Event, Change—and Politics—Loom Large

British artist David Hockney spoke at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair opening press conference, while other speakers addressed world events and how literature can help facilitate ways to find answers to important issues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hail and Farewell to The Google Books Case

Google’s scanning project and the subsequent lawsuits once commanded the attention of the publishing and library worlds. But in the end, the litigation merely confirmed a few realities of modern publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Supreme Court Delays Decision on Google Books Case

Lawyers tell PW it is likely the court simply did not get to the case, and will be relisted for a future conference. The court's next scheduled conference is April 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Book Scanning is Fair Use, Appeals Court Rules

An appeals court rejected the claims of the Authors Guild that Google's massive book scanning project is copyright infringement. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's book scanning project is fair use, appeals court rules

Google's book scanning project constitutes fair use under U.S. copyright law, an appeals court confirmed Friday, ending a ten-year legal fight by the Authors Guild and other writers' groups to have it stopped. Google began working with libraries in 2004 to digitize their book collections,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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