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Conversations in Digital Humanities at Cornell

The DSPS-cosponsored “Conversations in Digital Humanities” discussion series is successfully underway, with two events this month and two planned for April. We began the Conversations in Digital Humanities series this year, in partnership with Olin and Uris Libraries, The Society for the Humanities, and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, with additional support from the […]

Library-friendly decision in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng case

(by Peter Hirtle) Many of you will have seen the article in the Cornell Daily Sun last November on the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng case.  While a Cornell student, Supap Kirtsaeng bought legal copies of textbooks in Thailand and then sold them in the United States. The appeals court in New York found him guilty of […]

Expanding Access to Research Results – Announcement from the White House

This is relatively old news now, but still worth sharing. On February 22, the Office of Science and Technology Policy announced that federal agencies with more than $100 million in research expenditures will be required to develop policies that ensure free, public access to publications and data resulting from the research they fund. Both the […]