U of I Archivist to Speak on Copyright and Deeds of Gift in the Digital Environment

Northwestern University Library’s Division of Special Libraries & The Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation present a lecture and workshop on Copyright and Deeds

Faculty presentation, “Open Peer Review: The Shakespeare Quarterly’s Recent Experiment”

On Wednesday, October 20, Martin Mueller, Professor of English and Classics, will give a talk about The Shakespeare Quarterly’s recent experiment with open peer review.

Faculty panel, “Publishing Open Access: What’s in it for the author?”

On Thursday, October 21, three faculty members from Northwestern University's Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences will discuss their experience with publishing, editing, and launching open acce

Frequently Asked Questions about Open Access

What is open access?

More Open Access resources

These sites provide more information about open access publishing, authors rights and copyright:

A Failure to Communicate

Andrew Albanese published "A Failure to Communicate" in

University of California and Nature Publishing Group battle over journal pricing

On June 4, a letter went to the University of California faculty about a proposed jump in the cost of the U of C's license for Nature Group's journals.

Public Knowledge Proposes Changes To Copyright Technical Protection Law (and what's up with the DMCA rulemaking?)

There is an interesting project going on over at Public Knowledge to develop model legislation to reform U.S.


  • The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) has been introduced in the U.S.
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