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Brenda Johnson Named Library Director and University Librarian at U Chicago

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The University of Chicago has appointed Brenda L. Johnson as library director and university librarian, effective January 1, 2015. Johnson currently serves as the Ruth Lilly dean of university libraries ...Read more »


ARL-SAA Digital Archives Specialist Courses at US National Archives: Early-Bird Deadline October 31

national-archives-statue-the-future-by-robert-aitkenimage © David KingRegister by Friday, October 31, to receive the early-bird discount on the Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) courses being offered by ARL and the Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the National Archives in Washington, DC, ...Read more »


Lorraine Haricombe Named Vice Provost and Director of Libraries at University of Texas at Austin

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The University of Texas (UT) at Austin has appointed Lorraine J. Haricombe as vice provost and director of libraries, effective February 1, 2015. Haricombe currently serves as dean of libraries at the University of ...Read more »


Georgia State University E-Reserves Case: Eleventh Circuit Endorses Flexible Approach to Fair Use

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On Friday, October 17, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued its ruling in the Georgia State University (GSU) case concerning ...Read more »


Videos Show Value of Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

greg-cram-fair-use-code-videoGreg Cram on NYPL’s use of the CodeToday, October 21, 2014, ARL released three videos on the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, a clear and easy-to-use statement ...Read more »


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