Category Archives: Copyright

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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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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UBC Says No to Access Copyright (15 May 2012)

From a University of British Columbia broadcast e-mail, 15 May 2012: To: All UBC Faculty and Staff [….] After extensive review, the University of British Columbia has decided not to sign a license agreement with Access Copyright (AC) based on … Continue reading

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QNC: Access Copyright update (14 May 2012)

As posted on Queen’s News Centre, 14 May 2012.  No mention is made of the many liabilities of or protests against Access Copyright:  see also posts by CAUT and QULA. Queen’s will be signing a letter of intent to accept … Continue reading

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QULA on Access Copyright: A Letter to the Provost and University Librarian (7 May 2012)

For this post, please see QUFA Forum.

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CAUT: A Bad Deal: AUCC/Access Copyright Model License Agreement (17 April 2012)

As posted and sent by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) to participating  associations, 17 April 2012. See also QULA on Access Copyright (7 May 2012). The organization representing Canada’s university presidents announced an agreement yesterday with Access Copyright on a … Continue reading

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