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Tags : CamStudio, Fair use, Google Books, IDS Project, OCLC, Streaming media, SUNY, Tech Sharecase, UCLA, Videos, WorldCat, WorldCat Local, YouTube
Arthur Downing, Stephen Francoeur, Ellen Kaufman, Mike Waldman, Kevin Wolff
Barcode Scan Apps for Phones
We talked about a blog post from Boing Boing detailing how one used book dealer uses barcode scanning app on his phone to identify profitable items in thrift shops.
Copyright and Course Reserves
There was some discussion about recent decisions in the course reserves case at Georgia State in which three publishers alleged that the library had infringed copyright. We looked at the blog posts on the LibraryLaw Blog and the ARL Policy Notes blog about the case.
We went over the business model that Flat World Knowledge offers in its e-textbook service. Relatedly, in future meetings of the Tech Sharecase, we hope to have more discussion of online learning objects that might supplement or replace altogether textbooks in certain classes.
In my LIB 1015 class this week, we had a really lively conversation about fair use, copyright, and the public domain after watching RIP: A Remix Manifesto (the library owns a few copies of the DVD). Here’s the trailer for the film:
You can also check out the film’s official website.
Another good film that I considered using (and which the library also owns) is Copyright Criminals. Here’s the trailer for that:
You may also want to check out the official website for Copyright Criminals, as well.
A recent article in Library Journal by a librarian at Oxford University notes that Harvard Business Press may be backing away from its controversial effort that asked libraries to pay for the right to deep link to Harvard Business Review articles in EBSCOhost’s Business Source Premier.
Flegg, Chris. “Libraries Clash with Harvard Business Publishing on Deep-Linking.” Library Journal, 20 August 2009. Web.
These tools complement two others that the OITP developed in the past few years:
In addition, Baruch College just published this summer its Interactive Guide to Using Copyrighted Media in Your Courses.