Digital Scholarship Blogs

IUPUI ScholarWorks’ 30,000th Item: An Interview with Jeremy Price

On March 13, 2023, IUPUI ScholarWorks made available item number 30,000. IUPUI ScholarWorks was launched in late 2003 by the IUPUI libraries as a tool to support the open access sharing of works authored by campus scholars. It grew slowly at first, but with a little bit of elbow grease and a whole lot of collaboration with faculty and organizations, it is now one of the largest institutional repositories in Indiana.

Did ResearchGate Take Your Article Down?

When publishers find a copyright violation on a website and also want to enforce their intellectual property rights, they sometimes send copyright violation notifications to website owners. If the website owners do not have permission or rights and do not take the content down, they could face legal fees for the violations. That’s what recently happened at ResearchGate (RG)—a widely used academic social networking site. Two large, for-profit publishing companies (Elsevier and ACS) sent a pile of copyright takedown notices to ResearchGate.