Research
Library
Issues
RLI 269 April 2010
A Bimonthly Report
from ARL, CNI, and SPARC
A Special Issue on Strategies for Opening Up Content
Strategies for Opening Up Content: Laying the Groundwork
for an Open System of Scholarship . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1–4
Julia C. Blixrud, Assistant Executive Director, Scholarly Communication, ARL
Achieving Consensus on the University of Kansas
Open-Access Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5–7
Ada Emmett, Associate Librarian for Scholarly Communications, University of Kansas
Town Peterson, Distinguished Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
and Senior Curator, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas
Improving Access with Open-Access Publishing Funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8–10
Greg Tananbaum, ScholarNext
Model Language for Author Rights in
Library Content Licenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11–13
Ivy Anderson, Director of Collections, California Digital Library, on behalf of the Ad Hoc
Working Group on Author-Rights Language in Library Content Licenses
Opening Up Content in HathiTrust: Using HathiTrust
Permissions Agreements to Make Authors’ Work Available . . . . . . . . 14–19
Melissa Levine, Lead Copyright Officer, University of Michigan Library