„Request a copy“-Button kann nach Schweizer Recht illegal sein

Aus den FAQ des Hilty-Gutachtens http://www.oai.uzh.ch/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=444&Itemid=323#A1 Siehe auch http://archiv.twoday.net/stories/6166799 10. Darf der Autor seine Werke in einem Repositorium geschlossen hinterlegen und sie von aussen abfragbar machen, indem er „request a copy“-Anfragen einzeln beantwortet und das Werk individuell verschickt? Die „request a copy“-Funktion unterscheidet sich von der normalen Hinterlegung insbesondere dadurch, dass das Werk nicht ohne … „„Request a copy“-Button kann nach Schweizer Recht illegal sein“ weiterlesen

UNESCO urges ban on trading Haitian artifacts

„UNESCO is launching a campaign to protect Haiti’s moveable heritage, notably art collections in the country’s damaged museums, galleries and churches, from pillaging. The Director-General of the Organization, Irina Bokova, on Wednesday wrote to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, asking for his support in preventing the dispersion of Haiti’s cultural heritage. “I … „UNESCO urges ban on trading Haitian artifacts“ weiterlesen

Kirtas offers „Digitize and Download“ for 20 US-Dollars

We have just finished implementing what we are calling „Digitize and Download“. Listening to feedback from our customers, many people only wanted the digital file, not a paperback or hardcover copy of a book. In the past, the digital file was only available after a book was digitized and a reprint of that book was … „Kirtas offers „Digitize and Download“ for 20 US-Dollars“ weiterlesen

Statements on Haiti archives from the SAA

„The President of the Society of American Archivists, Peter Gottlieb, sent a message to the Archives & Archivists listerv today, stating: SAA Council will discuss the conditions of archives in Haiti at its meeting next week in Washington DC. Although the emergency in Haiti does not appear on the meeting agenda that has been posted … „Statements on Haiti archives from the SAA“ weiterlesen

Some notes on Copyfraud

Cornell lifted restrictions on Cornell-digitized public-domain books, and publicly acknowledged that the digital reproductions are themselves in the public domain. It explained its rationale in a public statement: to support OA, to encourage valuable uses and reuses of the literature, and to avoid copyfraud (false claims of copyright). Its exemplary policy should be widely imitated. … „Some notes on Copyfraud“ weiterlesen