Ruling in GSU Suit

It never good for relations between libraries and information vendors when the latter sues the former in federal court.  But at least the ruling in the Georgia State University copyright infringement suit might bring some desperately needed clarity to fair use determinations made by academic libraries.  The ruling is here.   Early expert commentary can be found at Kevin Smith’s excellent blog, Scholarly Communication @ Duke.

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  1. Mark Estes says:

    see also the post on the AALL Spectrum blog by Jim Heller, Paul Hellyer Bill Keene at http://aallspectrum.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/ruling-in-georgia-state-copyright-case-is-mostly-good-news-for-libraries/

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