Scholarly Communication in the Twenty-first Century: A Changing Landscape

Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Heidi Lerner; Heidi Lerner

Research Area: Education; Law and ethics

Keywords: Internet; Law; Higher Education; Judaic Studies

Type: Brief


The author explores problems of ownership and access to information resulting from the rapid rise in prices of e-journal and e-book subscriptions, and the restrictions imposed by their accompanying licensing practices, as well as uncertainty and confusion in matters of intellectual property, copyright and fair use issues.