Of course you haven’t. But Cow Country — a newish novel that one critic thought was secretly written by the famous author — takes on the subject.
Federal agencies are putting new rules into effect this fall, with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake.
As more institutions create repositories of their own researchers’ work, the publisher is telling them they must respect waiting periods before allowing free access to Elsevier-owned content.
An appeals court said an earlier decision had misapplied fair-use standards in finding that the university did not violate copyright law.
The announcement marks a new, pragmatic phase in the debate over how widely published research should be shared, and how quickly.
The group’s goal is to develop a positive agenda around copyright, says one of its founders, and to arm writers with information to help them make decisions.
A scholarly-publication official at Duke University says the stipulation attacks "core academic values," but the publisher says he’s overreacting.
The Social Science History Association wants to shop for a new publisher of its journal. But a phrase in its contract with Duke University may stand in the way.
Print textbooks still have a place, says Cengage Learning's chief executive. But as the company restructures, its focus will shift more toward digital products.