University Library Committee

Issues

ULC Issues of Special Interest

Copyright, intellectual property, and scholarly communications issues are recurring themes in academic scholarship. While digital communication has facilitated access across space, access across time and content control are complicated by the continuous ever-changing flow of information.

Copyright and intellectual property issues present new challenges to authors, publishers, researchers, artists, librarians and others involved with the creation to consumption media and information production chain…more

Scholarly Communication forms the backbone of both cooperative academic development and a civilization’s intellectual life over time. The University Library Committee is especially interested in the opportunities and challenges presented by electronic publishing and also by the ever increasing cost of access to scholarly journals…more