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Some of this week's items: The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) gave its pre-budget submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on August 15, 2008; NRC-CISTI launches NRC Publications Archive initiative; Library and Archives Canada: Towards a Trusted Digital Repository; No Brief Candle: Reconceiving Research Libraries for the 21st Century
Some of this week's items: Fostering Learning in the Networked World: The Cyberlearning Opportunity and Challenge; The Hyperlinked Society: Questioning Connections in the Digital Age; Fair dealing after CCH; Graduate Professional Certificate in Library Sector Leadership at the University of Victoria
Some of this week's items: Mr. Claude Bonnelly, former Director of Libraries at Université Laval, was named recipient of the CARL Award of Merit; First It Was Song Downloads. Now It?s Organic Chemistry; Research Funding Agencies Commit to Strategic Directions for Canadian Common CV; Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading?;
Some of this week's items: Former Employees of Google Prepare Rival Search Engine; Two new policies widen the path to balanced copyright management: Developments on author rights; Webcast: Our World Digitized: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly; DSpace Foundation and Fedora Commons Form Working Collaboration
Some of this week's items: PubMed Central Submissions Jump Sharply Under New NIH Policy; Research Data Strategy Working Group: opening new pathways to Canadian research data; NRC Publications Archive: Extending the reach and increasing the impact of NRC research; Retaining Copyright in Journal Articles
Some of this week's items: NERL Joins SCOAP3; Expanding university research activity creating cost pressures on other activities; The New Digital Awareness; International Study on the Impact of Copyright Law on Digital Preservation
Some of this week's items: Canada needs a national broadband strategy; Unprecedented degree of collaboration: Canadian funding agencies form consortium to support cancer stem cell research; Australia joins push for Open Access to particle physics; PIJIP and the AU Center for Social Media Release Best Practices in Copyright and Fair Use for User-Generated Content
Some of this week's items: Open Access Policy will give researchers worldwide immediate access to OICR data; In Lawsuit, University Asserts That Downloading Copyrighted Texts Is Fair Use; Stanford University School of Education Open Access Motion; Science Dissemination using Open Access: A compendium of selected literature on Open Access
Some of this week's items: University of Calgary funds Open Access Authors Fund; Digital locks, lack of consultation fuel anger at copyright bill; TClickers, Pedagogy and Edtechtainment; Shaping Policies for the Future of the Internet Economy;
Some of this week's items: Canada's new copyright bill: More spin than 'win-win'; The ?I?m Feeling Lucky Syndrome?: Teacher-Candidates? Knowledge of Web Searching Strategies; Key differences between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0; The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition
Some of this week's items: Bill C-61, An Act to amend the Copyright Act, is large, complicated and detailed; Canada takes aim at digital pirates; Canadian Copyright Law: A Consumer White Paper; To Share or not to Share: Publication and Quality Assurance of Research Data Outputs
Some of this week's items: The CARL Data Management Working Group?s working paper Survey of Canadian and International Data Management Initiatives; Government buffing Prentice's Wikipedia entry; Developing the Capability and Skills to Support eResearch; Scholarly Communication Innovations
Some of this week's items: May 15 programme Improving the Dissemination of Research Outputs; Call for Nominations from the CRKN Membership; Library budgets, open access, and the future of scholarly communication: Transformations in academic publishing; Exploring tangible benefits of e-learning: does investment yield interest?
Some of this week's items: E-Books in Research Libraries: Issues of Access and Use, prepared by the CARL Copyright Committee Task Group on E-Books; Final Report of the CARL Library Education Working Group; McMaster University Library partners with Kirtas Technologies, Ristech and Lulu.com to unleash thousands of rare books to the world; The Library in the New Age
The 2009 Service Quality Evaluation Academy, co-sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), is now accepting participant nominations, with a deadline of October 27, 2008.
Some of this week's items: The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) recognized Carole Moore, Chief Librarian at the University of Toronto, as the winner of the 2008 CARL award for Distinguished Service to Research Librarianship; Chair in E-Librarianship created at York University; Berkeley steps forward with bold initiative to pay authors? open-access charges; The Parallel Information Universe
Some of this week's items: Concern grows as copyright law debate heats up; C and RL preprints go open access; Irish Research Council moves to improve access to research findings; Periodicals Price Survey 2008: Embracing Openness
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) invites applications for the CARL E-learning Research and Development Grant. The grant is designed to support research and the development by librarians actively involved in the development and delivery of e-learning.
Some of this week's items: University of Waterloo recruits Arthur Carty to head up new institute in nanotechnology; CANARIE's future focus of strategic study; Google diving into 3D mapping of oceans; Open Doors and Open Minds: What faculty authors can do to ensure open access to their work through their institution
Some of this week's items: CARL Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology; Some Libraries Shun Google in Book Battle; Stirling scholars to put all published work online; Globalization and scholarly communication: a story of Canadian marginalization