EVENT: Columbia University Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies Book Talk—Josh Lambert, "The Literary Mafia" (February 6)

Join the Institute on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM for a Book Talk with Josh Lambert, author of The Literary Mafia: Jews, Publishing, and Postwar American Literature. This event is in-person at IIJS.

In the 1960s and 1970s, complaints about a “Jewish literary mafia” were everywhere.

Author: 
Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Diffley, 'The Fateful Lightning: Civil War Stories and the Magazine Marketplace, 1861-1876'

Kathleen Elizabeth Diffley. The Fateful Lightning: Civil War Stories and the Magazine Marketplace, 1861-1876. Print Culture in the South Series. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2021. 268 pp. $36.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-6065-2

New open access book: A History of Scientific Journals: Publishing at the Royal Society, 1665-2015 (UCL Press)

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UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: A History of Scientific Journals: Publishing at the Royal Society, 1665-2015 by Aileen Fyfe, Noah Moxham, Julie McDougall-Waters, and Camilla Mørk Røstvik. Download it free: https://bit.ly/3rnYhYn

The journal Science to increase public access to its articles

 
Friends:
 
On October 11, 2022, Nature published a post discussing the recent announcement by Science that authors will now be permitted to publish preprints of their articles online without being required to pay article processing charges (APCs). 
 
This follows the announcement by the Biden administration that federally-funded, peer-feviewed research must be made available in an agency-approved public repository without delay by 2026.
 
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New open access book: A History of Scientific Journals: Publishing at the Royal Society, 1665-2015 (UCL Press)

*** We apologise for any cross-posting***

UCL Press is delighted to announce the publication of a new open access book that may be of interest to list subscribers: A History of Scientific Journals: Publishing at the Royal Society, 1665-2015 by Aileen Fyfe, Noah Moxham, Julie McDougall-Waters, and Camilla Mørk Røstvik. Download it free: https://bit.ly/3M4o2GW

Does digital lending by libraries and the Internet Archive violate copyright?

Friends:

On September 16, 2022, Publisher's Weekly  posted a comment entitled "In Defense of Library Lending" by Kyle K. Courtney, copyright advisor for Harvard University and cofounder/chair of Library Futures, a project of NYU Law’s Engelberg Center. 

The article discusses the ongling litigation between the Internet Archive and Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons, and Penguin Random House.  Hachette et. al claimed that by lending single digital copies of books it owned, the Internet Archive was violating the publishers' copyright.

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