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Does Sharing of an Unpublished Thesis Create Enough Harm to Imprison Someone?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.”
SUNYâs departing chancellor says that rather than focusing on the lack of state funding, public-college officials should be talking about how higher education can do a better job.
Answer: in my case recently about three days, or — more accurately — about three days of repeatedly getting a few lines down on the screen, then either deleting them or transferring them to a separate document rather sweetly entitled ‘bits and pieces’ and starting all over again. Writing is a rum trade. Sometimes it proceeds …
The distinctly American project of democratic access to higher education may be coming to an end.
The White House’s 2018 budget for education — expected to be released next week as part of the administration’s full spending proposals — appears to double down on the eye-popping cuts to programs included in the Trump administration’s “skinny budget” released in March.
Dozens of students about to graduate from the University of Notre Dame walked out of the commencement ceremony Sunday morning to protest the decision to have the main address delivered by Vice President Pence. A statement from those who organized the protest said that, as governor of Indiana and vice president of the United States, Pence has “targeted the civil rights protections of members of the LGBT+ community, rejected the Syrian refugee settlement program, supported an unconstitutional ban of religious minorities and fought against sanctuary cities.