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Preparedness for Research Data Sharing: A Study of University Researchers in Three European Countries

Abstract: Many government and funding bodies around the world have been advocating open access to research data, arguing that such open access can bring a significant degree of economic and social benefit. However, the question remains, do researchers themselves want to share their research data, and even if they do how far they are prepared […]

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Understanding librarians’ experiences of copyright: Findings from a phenomenographic study of UK information professionals

Librarians and information professionals increasingly need to deal with copyright issues in their work, however evidence suggests that they can lack confidence and often refer queries to a dedicated copyright specialist. The purpose of this paper is to explore the professional experiences of copyright of a group of academic librarians in the UK, with a

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Information professionals and copyright literacy: a multinational study

The purpose of this paper is to present findings from a multinational survey on copyright literacy of specialists from libraries and other cultural institutions.This study aimed to address a gap in the literature by encompassing specialists from the cultural institutions in an international comparative context. The paper offers guidance for further understanding of copyright in

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Erratum to ARFIS

Erratum to: Chapter “The Academic Reading Format International Study (ARFIS): Investigating Students Around the World” in: S. Kurbanoğlu et al. (Eds.): Information Literacy: Key to an Inclusive Society, CCIS, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-52162-6_21 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-52162-6_72

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The Academic Reading Format International Study (ARFIS): Investigating Students Around the World

This paper presents results from the Academic Reading Format International Study (ARFIS), the largest investigation of university students’ behaviors and attitudes towards reading their academic texts on electronic screens and print. These questions are examined: ‘When engaging with their academic material, do students’ format preferences and behaviors vary across cultures?; How do their behaviors and

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Librarian Copyright Literacy: Self-Reported Copyright Knowledge Among Information Professionals in the United States

Librarians often act as default copyright experts at their institutions and thus must have an awareness of copyright law and practices. Nevertheless, there is little in the scholarly literature about how well informed librarians are about copyright law. Through a national survey of professional librarians, this study illustrates librarians’ self-perceived familiarity with copyright concepts, interests

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Copyright and E-learning: A guide for practitioners

Jane Secker and Chris Morrison have completely revised and updated this highly successful text to take into account recent developments in the field and changes to the law in the UK and elsewhere in the world. Through its practically based overview of current and emerging copyright issues facing those working in e-learning, this book will

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Copyright Literacy in Finnish Libraries, Archives and Museums

Copyright literacy in Finnish libraries, archives, and museums was studied by a web survey as part of a multinational research. The study focused on the awareness concerning national and international copyright legislation and institutions, regulations concerning different aspects of copyright, and sources of copyright information that the respondents would use. 156 completed questionnaires were returned,

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Copyright Literacy in the UK: a survey of librarians and other cultural heritage sector professionals

Based on a survey of UK library and information professionals and those who work in the cultural heritage sector, carried out in December 2014, this research sought to examine the levels of copyright ‘literacy’. The survey aimed to obtain responses from all sectors, however most responses were received from academic libraries. The research examined their

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Undergraduates’ Academic Reading Format Preferences and Behaviors

This study of undergraduates’ academic reading format preferences and behaviors asks the questions: What are undergraduates’ format preferences when engaging with their academic readings, electronic or print? What factors impact their preferences and behaviors? How do these factors influence their actions? Almost 400 students at the University of California, Los Angeles completed the online Academic

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