This post highlights articles published in the first half of 2017 with a focus on copyright, especially as it pertains to libraries, higher education, and scholarly communication. Links to the full-text articles are provided when available; [OSU full-text] links will connect authenticated users through The Ohio State University Libraries, while [OA full-text] links point to an open access version of the article that should be available to all users.
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Clobridge, A. (2017). The ins and outs of open licenses. Online Searcher, 41(2), 62-65. [OSU full text]
Fernández-Molina, J., Moraes, J. E., & Guimarães, J. C. (2017). Academic libraries and copyright: Do librarians really have the required knowledge? College & Research Libraries, 78(2), 241-259. doi:10.5860/crl.78.2.241. [OA full text] / [OSU full text]
Harbeson, E. (2017). The Story So Far: Recap and Update on Flo & Eddie. ARSC Journal, 48(1), 43-49. [OSU full text]
Wilkin, J. P. (2017). How large is the “Public Domain”? A comparative analysis of Ringer’s 1961 Copyright Renewal Study and HathiTrust CRMS data. College & Research Libraries, 78(2), 201-218. doi:10.5860/crl.78.2.201. [OA full text] / [OSU full text]
Legislation & Policy Developments
Benson, S. R. (2017). Interpreting Fair Use for Academic Librarians: Thinking Beyond the Scope of the Circular 21 Guidelines. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 43(2), 105-107. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2017.02.001 [OA full text]
Tay Pek, S., Lim Heng, G., Ghani Azmi, I. A., & Sik Cheng, P. (2017). The impact of copyright law on the digitization of library collections in academic libraries in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal Of Library & Information Science, 22(1), 83-97. [OA full text] / [OSU full text]
Publishing & Scholarly Communication
Badke, W. (2017). Sci-Hub and the researcher. Online Searcher, 41(2), 56-58. [OSU full text]
Gardner, C. c., & Gardner, G. g. (2017). Fast and Furious (at Publishers): The motivations behind crowdsourced research sharing. College & Research Libraries, 78(2), 131-149. [OA full text] / [OSU full text]
Myška, M. (2017). Text and data mining of grey literature for the purpose of scientific research. Grey Journal (TGJ), 1332-37. [OSU full text]
Rowley, J., Johnson, F., Sbaffi, L., Frass, W., & Devine, E. (2017). Academics’ behaviors and attitudes towards open access publishing in scholarly journals. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(5), 1201-1211. doi:10.1002/ASI.23710 [OA full text] / [OSU full text]
By Maria Scheid, Rights Management Specialist at the Copyright Resources Center, The Ohio State University Libraries