News and Recent Developments

Fair Use in Seven Words (2 min)

Open Access at U.Va. (5 min)

Overview of the open access landscape from OA advocate Peter Suber.

Scholarly Communications @Duke A smart blog written by scholarly communication expert, librarian, and lawyer Kevin Smith.

Owning and Using Scholarship: An IP Handbook for Teachers and Researchers by Kevin Smith is an open access, in-depth, yet very readable look at copyright and other intellectual property concerns of importance to faculty.

Copyright Librarian blog @UMN Nancy Sims covers wise thoughts about copyright, scholarship, and communication.

U.Va. participated in the worldwide Open Access Week events, October 20-24, 2014. See the  Hoos Open page for information.


Open Access Explained! from PHD Comics.


Author Rights from SPARC, and Institute on Scholarly Communication by Diego Argaez.