Upcoming OCLC Research presentation

March 28, 2011 0

The Dryad Repository: A New Path for Data Publication in Scholarly Communication “Dryad is an international repository for data underlying peer-reviewed articles in the basic and applied biosciences. Many datasets collected by academic researchers are not shared with the wider community even after findings based upon them are reported in the literature. Dryad is addressing this shortcoming via a consortium of biology journals, and a model linking the publication of data with the publication of Read More

Breaking news in e-books: Judge Chin denies Google for the third time

March 23, 2011 0

In the wake of a very recent French court decision regarding Google’s privacy protections in Europe, it seems an even larger defeat was just dealt to the Google Books Search. Judge Danny Chin (for the last time in his court?) rejected the settlement between Google Books and the various parties that had been suing. If you’d like to see the text of the decision, you may do so here; James Grimmelman has a detailed analysis Read More