Monthly Archives: May 2012

Access Copyright: Who has signed, who has not (31 May 2012)

First posted 31 May 2012. Updated 9 June 2012. As of 7 June, UBC, Athabasca, Windsor, Winnipeg, York, New Brunswick, and Waterloo have announced that they will not sign with Access Copyright.  To follow this list see Ariel Katz’s blog … Continue reading

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Queen’s Journal: Students accuse public agency of misconduct (28 May 2012)

By Holly Tousignant.  As published in the Queen’s Journal, 28 May 2012.  See also the readers’ comments on the QJ site and “Motions” in May Senate Notes. An Ontario government agency was accused of academic misconduct last month after two Queen’s … Continue reading

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Queen’s Journal: Student strikes raise concerns (28 May 2012)

By Isabelle Duchaine.  As published in the Queen’s Journal, 28 May 2012.   Rising tuition costs across the country need to be evaluated to ensure quality education For over 100 days, students in Quebec have been marching, chanting and boycotting classes … Continue reading

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Mark Jones, Comments on the “Business Case to Grow Distance Enrolments in the Faculty of Arts and Science” (25 May 2012)

re:  http://www.queensu.ca/artsci/sites/default/files/Business_Case_Final.pdf The “Business Case to Grow Distance Enrolments in the Faculty of Arts and Science,” which was declared by the Provost to be confidential in early March, was recently released in response to a FIPPA request.[1]  One cannot expect … Continue reading

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David Murakami Wood, Open Letter on Access Copyright (24 May 2012)

From a campus email, 24 May 2012.  Posted by permission. Dear all, I don’t usually do this, but I am sending you this message to encourage you to write to the Provost, Alan Harrison, and the University Librarian, Martha Whitehead, … Continue reading

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Michael Geist, Why Universities Should Not Sign the Access Copyright – AUCC Model Licence (24 May 2012)

Link to posting of 24 May 2012 on Michael Geist’s Blog.  “Dr. Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law […. and] an internationally syndicated columnist … Continue reading

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“Business Case” Released (22 May 2012)

Queen’s “Business Case to Grow Distance Enrolments in the Faculty of Arts and Science” (Aug. 2011) has been released in response to a FIPPA request and is now posted on the Arts and Science website.  See “Commentary.”

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