BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review: Vol 128, No 4 (2013), Digital History

BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review: Vol 128, No 4 (2013), Digital History

Now available: Special Issue of BMGM - Low Countries Historical Review on Digital History BMGN - Low Countries Historical Review was founded in 1877 and is the leading academic journal for the history of the Netherlands, Belgium and their global presence. It publishes research and review articles which explore broad and ...

Google prevails over authors in book-scanning U.S. lawsuit

Google prevails over authors in book-scanning U.S. lawsuit

(Reuters) - Google Inc on Thursday won dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused the Web search and media group of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission. U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin in Manhattan accepted Google's argument that its scanning of more than 20 million books, and ...

Les réseaux sociaux pour chercheurs: une illusion?

Les réseaux sociaux pour chercheurs: une illusion?

Un récent débat autour du libre accès aux données et publications scientifiques et d’un réseau social pour chercheurs [1] m’a poussé à me poser une question que j’ai déjà effleurée ici ou là. Des réseaux sociaux spécifiques aux chercheurs ont-ils une quelconque utilité pour les chercheurs? Qu’apportent-ils de plus que les outils sociaux génériques comme twitter, ...

Is Creative Commons Flexible Enough for Historians?

Is Creative Commons Flexible Enough for Historians?

Creative Commons licenses are incredibly useful. They're easy to use. More and more people understand them. It's even possible to do web searches of Creative Commons content making it easy to find content you can use with confidence. The Open Access movement, particularly in the UK, seems to be promoting Creative Commons ...

Pot of Gold Part 1

Pot of Gold Part 1

Part 1 | There’s a pot of gold to find! It’s been a couple of months now since Open Culture 2013. The brain - well, my brain! - has had some time to process what we heard. In the last blog, I mentioned I’d be writing about all of the doing we heard about. Let’s ...