Category Archives: Students for Free Culture

Peter Suber wins ALA’s Patterson Award

I missed the news last week, but I’m extremely pleased to learn that Peter Suber will be the recipient of this year’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award by the American Library Association. It’s incredibly well-deserved. Peter, of course, was my … Continue reading

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Culture justice: a new frame for free culture

I’m at the Students for Free Culture conference, catching up with old friends — including the current leaders of Florida Free Culture, which I realized is 5 years old this month. This morning a phrase popped into my head that … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day: Celebrating women in technology

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a day to call attention to the achievements of women in technology. Despite its stereotype as a field dominated by men, women have made significant contributions to the field of computing since its inception, back … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Open Access Day

Yesterday was the first Open Access Day — and what a day it was. What follows are my personal reflections. I wasn’t able to be as involved with OA Day as I would have liked, due to a variety of … Continue reading

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Photo used in Music 2.0 book

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One less hat to wear

Today was the final meeting of Students for Free Culture‘s old proto-board, on which I’ve served since 2005 (give or take — as Facebook would say, it’s complicated — or, it was). Best wishes to the new board. I look … Continue reading

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My $0.02 on the future of Students for Free Culture

As I announced some months ago, my term on the board of Students for Free Culture will expire with the upcoming election (scheduled for Jan. 14 – Feb. 3), and I’m not running for re-election. Instead, I’ll be (as I … Continue reading

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Upcoming presentations in Tallahassee, Fla.

I’m giving a few presentations and appearances during a visit to Tallahassee: I have a poster at Campus & Community Sustainability conference, 14-16 October. I’ll be by the poster during the poster session on Monday, 4:30 – 6 pm, in … Continue reading

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