News you can use: Obama signs bill modernizing terms referring to minorities in two sections of the U.S. Code

You know you’re a librarian geek when you read the headlines telling you that Obama has signed a bill that will strike “oriental” and “negro” from two sections of the U.S. Code and think “What a good reminder that ¬†full text searching through government documents is tricky.” And yes, that was me when I read

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A practical guide to the 2016 Georgia State eReserves Copyright Case for Librarians

The academic library world has been watching the Georgia State (GSU) eReserves copyright lawsuit with interest for half of my career, and now there’s a new ruling in the case. On the one hand, I recommend reading the ruling because there’s interesting language in Judge Evans’ Fair Use assessments for each item at issue, and

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