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New podcast series on scholarly publishing and copyright

Kaitlin Thaney, September 27th, 2007

From the Science Commons blog

MIT Libraries recently launched a new podcast series dedicated to issues involving scholarly publishing and copyright.

The latest addition to the series is a piece by Anna Gold, head librarian of the Engineering and Science Libraries at the university. In the podcast, entitled “Making a Difference: Pushing Back on DRM at MIT”, Gold speaks of the university’s recent subscription cancellation of a scholarly journal after learning it was employing digital rights management (DRM) technology its digital collection of research reports. The journal was that of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). [...] “

More can be found after the jump. And all of the podcasts in this series are licensed under a CC-BY-SA license.

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