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New SCRIPT-ed issue out

Monday, December 17th, 2007

And frankly it looks amazing.
I really like the new format, especially with a cover and professional looking table of contents. My definite compliments to the journal and its new editorial team.
December issue
SCRIPT-ed homepage
Among the many (great) articles, be sure to check out:
Emerging Global Networks for Free Access to Law: WorldLII’s Strategies
Graham Greenleaf, Philip Chung and […]

Speed geeking open access to law in the UK

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

I’ve mentioned a few times on this blog about open access to legal publishing in the UK and how we should all start the ball rolling on discussing some of the issues. As I was thinking about it some more this morning, I think that we need a speed geek on open access to law […]

SLS member

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

I received my membership pack from the Society of Legal Scholars just before my move. I’m now officially a member!
Society of Legal Scholars

New journal - Knowledge Politics Quarterly

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Knowledge Politics — a UK think-tank “dedicated to exploring the implications and possibilities of the development of an ‘information society’, and to influencing the debate over its meaning and future” — has announced a new journal.
Knowledge Politics Quarterly
The journal describes itself as:
Knowledge Politics Quarterly (KPQ) is an academic journal produced by the think-tank Knowledge Politics. […]

Otaku paper cites

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

I just did a check in Westlaw for some citations, and realised that my paper on Japanese anime, fansubs, and copyright was cited in:
R. Tushnet, “Domain and Forum: Public Space, Public Freedom”, 30 Colum. J.L. & Arts 597 (2007). [Link]
R. Tushnet, “Payment in Credit: Copyright law and subcultural creativity”, 70-SPG Law & Contemp. Probs. 135 […]

SCRIPT-ed issue now out

Monday, October 1st, 2007

SCRIPT-ed, Vol 4, Issue 3, September 2007
Back to the Future: Regulation of Virtual Worlds
Andrés Guadamuz, pp.242-245
Peer-Reviewed Articles
The European Regulation on Biometric Passports: Legislative Procedures, Political Interactions, Legal Framework and Technical Safeguards
Gerrit Hornung, p.246-262
Taking Sides on Technology Neutrality
Chris Reed, pp.263-284
Copyright and research: an archivangelist’s perspective
A. A. Adams, p.285-290
Book Reviews

European Plant Intellectual Property
by Margaret Llewelyn and Mike […]

The state of Open Access to Law in the UK and Ireland

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

I’ve just finished reading John Willinsky’s book The Access Principle: The Case for Open Access to Research and Scholarship. In it he outlines the case for open access to academic publishing, and cites several reasons for open access. I want to highlight two:

Greater citation and research impact - more access means more people see your […]

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