A long-time faculty member shares the talk he gives to his own students on the first day of the semester.
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Authors are increasingly applying Creative Commons licenses to their content, when publishing it via Open Access. But after deciding to use a CC license, does it matter whether copyright is transferred to the publisher or if it is retained by the author.
Does Sharing of an Unpublished Thesis Create Enough Harm to Imprison Someone? – The Scholarly Kitchen
Charlie Rapple highlights the case of Diego Gómez, a Columbian researcher facing prison for sharing someone else’s thesis via Scribd. The case was brought by the thesis’ author, but publishers’ policies may partly be responsible.
A final consideration led decision-makers to table the idea of launching a major. The interdisciplinary nature of the field and the speed at which it’s developing make it hard to set parameters on what content a bachelor’s degree should include.A curricular expert in the discipline used a metaphor to describe the process: It is, she said, like “trying to sink a stake into quicksand.”