NYLS Professor of Law James Grimmelmann can always be counted on for immediate, deeply informed, crystalline commentary on the latest IP issues. His blog,The Laboratorium, has an excellent preliminary assessment of the GSU decision here.
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.