Kudos to Crack the Coursepack, a resource on Canadian copyright that speaks directly and honestly to students. And not afraid to push the boundaries on polite debate. I guess that’s why that even though it’s “created in the context of Prof. Tina Piper’s Intellectual & Industrial Property class at the McGill Faculty of Law”, it […]Read more "Crack the coursepack"
cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Bob.Fornal If you have been following the Canadian higher education scene, you know that when it comes to copyright policy these are highly charged and troubling times. A recent development has two prominent Ontario institutions making the surprise decision to cut a controversial deal […]Read more "Frustrating misconceptions on openness"
fuzzy copyright shared CC by PugnoM “…and has given notice to Access Copyright (AC) that it will not operate under the interim tariff after August 31, 2011.” This is a fairly huge development here at UBC, as we are joining twenty-six other Canadian institutions in opting out, and in doing so will need to get […]Read more "“The University of British Columbia is transitioning to a new copyright environment…”"
Identity Crisis Much? shared CC by bxho I work at a university. I feel truly fortunate to have such a rewarding and stimulating job. I get blissfully lost thinking about the interconnections between knowledge, ignorance, media, culture, power and freedom at all sorts of inappropriate times. I believe that how we can meaningfully investigate, learn […]Read more "Am I still an edu-blogger?"