Library of Congress Announces Copyright Public Modernization Committee – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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Library Announces Copyright Public Modernization Committee

The Library of Congress announced today the membership of the new Copyright Public Modernization Committee (CPMC), which is being convened to enhance communication and provide a public forum for the technology-related aspects of the U.S. Copyright Office’s modernization initiative.  The first CPMC meeting will be hosted by the Library on July 22, 2021...”


“What’s the Big Deal?: How Researchers are Navigating Changes to Journal Access” (New Report From Ithaka S+R)

According to infoDOCKET a report entitled What’s the Big Deal?: How Researchers are Navigating Changes to Journal Access was published today by Ithaka S+R. The report is authored by Danielle Cooper and Oya Y. Rieger. It points out that subscription bundles or “Big Deals”— are giving way to new approaches and details “patterns in how researchers approach discovery and access to journal content, focusing on their experiences when mechanisms for access change. These experiences are used as a jumping off point to also explore researchers’ perceptions of the various models for facilitating their access to journal content and of the stakeholders engaged in that work…”


DOAJ and Crossref sign agreement to remove barriers to scholarly publishing for all

Library Technology Guides reports that “the future of global open access publishing received a boost with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Directory of Open Access Journals and Crossref. The MOU formalizes an already strong partnership between the two organisations and furthers their shared pursuit of an open scholarly communications ecosystem that is inclusive of emerging publishing communities…”

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