In this post ASU News notes that “The data science field is rapidly expanding, but is often driven by the private sector, which monetizes data.
“On Wednesday, June 8, nearly 50 people from three dozen academic institutions across the country virtually attended the inaugural meeting of data science in libraries, hosted by Arizona State University, to tackle the question: What does a library perspective mean to data science?…”
- Judge Finalizes Order Finding Maryland’s Library eBook Lending Unconstitutional, with No Need for A Permanent Injunction
According to Publishers Lunch “Federal Judge Deborah L. Boardman finalized her order granting declaratory judgement in favor of the AAP declaring the state of Maryland’s libary ebook lending “unconstitutional and unenforceable because it conflicts with and is preempted by the Copyright Act.” At the same time, Judge Boardman found that “such declaratory relief obviates the need for a permanent […] (Reading the entire article requires a subscription to Publishers Lunch.)
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- Open Letter to EPA Asks Agency Not to Sunset its Online Archive (via Environmental Data and Governance Initiative)