Article by: Laura Chance, Reserves Specialist
The Drexel University Libraries has a new system in place for faculty to request and manage materials on course reserves. The system, called ARES, is accessed through the Blackboard Learn shell for each course.
Library Journal reports today that on September 11th, the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill that could seriously impact the National Institutes of Health's public access mandate. Tenatively titled "Fair Copyright in Research Works Act" the bill responds to claims by publishers that NIH's policy encroaches on their ability to manage copyrighted content.