News and Recent Developments

Fair Use in Seven Words (2 min)

Open Access at U.Va. (5 min)

U.Va. Library’s Open Access Fund can help you with “Gold” open access article processing charges.

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.