Cites & Insights July 2012 (12:6) available
The July 2012 issue of Cites & Insights (12:6) is now available at http://citesandinsights.info/civ12i6.pdf. The issue is 32 pages long. A single-column 6x9 version, designed for use on ereaders, is also available at http://citesandinsights.info/civ12i6on.pdf. The single-column version is 62 pages long and intended only for ereading, not for printing. The issue includes:
Would a refined version of Give Us a Dollar and We'll Give You Back Four be directly useful to a few hundred (or a few thousand) public libraries? This two-part example shows how a mythical New York library (directly based on two real libraries) might use a heavily revised version--and how it might use the current version. I'm still looking for reviewers and feedback before deciding how to proceed; these case studies might help.
Policy: Copyright: Fair Use, Part 2 pp. 6-29
The second part of the fair use roundup that began in the May issue. This part includes cites & comments for eleven items relating to fair use and academic libraries (other than the GSU case), ten items on various aspects of fair use in the real world--and a "once over lightly" on GSU events since the judge issued her decision, noting 18 discussions on what's happened since.
The Back pp. 29-32
Ten brief essays on various possibly amusing topics.The three essays are also available as HTML separates (the headings above are links if you're reading this on a blog) at http://citesandinsights.info