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RLUK supports the UUK CNAC call for the extension the HE Licence terms

RLUK supports the call from UUK's Copyright Negotiating and Advisory Committee (CNAC) for the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) to extend their relaxation of Higher Education Licence terms during the COVID-19 crisis. David Anderson-Evans, Chair of CNAC, has urged the CLA to reconsider their decision to end the [...]

2020-06-30T22:57:03+01:00June 26th, 2020|capturing covid, RLUK news|Comments Off on RLUK supports the UUK CNAC call for the extension the HE Licence terms

Letter to ministers: Copyright and enabling remote learning and research during the COVID-19 crisis – UPDATED

*** 24.04.20 update - We received a response to this letter from Amanda Solloway MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State - Minister for Science, Research and Innovation. The response can be read here. ---- 31.03.20 The COVID-19 crisis represents a period of unprecedented challenge for RLUK members. [...]

2020-06-30T22:56:44+01:00April 24th, 2020|capturing covid, RLUK news|Comments Off on Letter to ministers: Copyright and enabling remote learning and research during the COVID-19 crisis – UPDATED

IARLA issues statements in support of Sorbonne Declaration and digital content access during Covid-19

IARLA, of which RLUK is a member, represents the research libraries of Australia, Canada, Europe, United Kingdom and Ireland, and the United States. The international association has issued two statements: support for the Sorbonne declaration on research data rights, and a call to ease access restrictions on [...]

2020-06-30T22:56:37+01:00April 22nd, 2020|capturing covid, RLUK news|Comments Off on IARLA issues statements in support of Sorbonne Declaration and digital content access during Covid-19

RLUK and partners call on providers of digital content to help research communities during COVID-19 crisis

RLUK and partners have issued a collective call to all providers of digital content and software to take action to help institutions maintain their teaching and research activity during this time of crisis.   Over the last week we have seen publishers, aggregators and suppliers of digital content [...]

2020-06-30T22:50:59+01:00March 20th, 2020|capturing covid, RLUK news|Comments Off on RLUK and partners call on providers of digital content to help research communities during COVID-19 crisis