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ACS prevails over Sci-Hub in copyright suit


Washington, DC, November 7, 2017Internet pirate site is ordered to stop distributing the society’s content—but will likely continue its ways.


Brock University’s first Award for Open Access


Ontario, CA, November 7, 2017From October 23 to the 29, Brock took part in recognizing Open Access Week, which was created to promote free public access to scholarly research. Through the Library and Learning Commons, display cases featured ‘open access’ resources, and the library also created a Fact or Fiction Prize Wheel and hosted a live stream of Michael Geist (Canada Research Chair, University of Ottawa) giving a talk about copyright, open access, and educational resources. Most notably, however, was the presentation of Brock’s first ever Award for Open Access.


Elsevier and Seven Bridges Receive NIH Data Commons Grant for Biomedical Data Analysis


New York, NY, November 7, 2017— Project to improve biomedical data efficiency and reliability.


OCLC partners with libraries on projects funded by IMLS


Dublin, OH, November 7, 2017— Institute of Museum and Library Services awards grants to OCLC and library partners’ projects to benefit librarianship, libraries and the communities they serve.


CHORUS Selects Elsevier's Scopus Data to Strengthen its Services for Institutions and Funders


New York, NY, November 7, 2017CHORUS, a not-for-profit organization committed to making articles reporting on funded research easily and permanently accessible and Elsevier, an information analytics business specializing in science and health, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting out how they will work together to further enhance low-cost compliance options for public access to published research and for institutions to showcase their outputs.
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