- Who We Are
- What We Do
- Rights & Permissions
- Community & Environment
- Visit Bookshop
- Career Opportunities
- Contact Us
Plaintiffs file proposed order for injunctive relief following Georgia State University ruling
Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and SAGE Publications Inc. have filed a proposed order for injunctive relief with the Court in the Georgia State University e-reserves case, in response to Judge Orinda Evans' direction in her May 11 opinion following her finding that Georgia State University's flawed 2009 copyright policy caused the infringement of some of our works.
Tracking the Judge's ruling, this proposed injunction aims to reduce the chances that GSU will in the future infringe works posted to its eReserve and uLearn systems. Many universities strive to create and implement reasonable copyright policies that respect the balance between fair use in any format and fair compensation to the authors and publishers who create academic works. Our proposed order for injunctive relief would ensure that GSU's practices and policies achieve this same balance.
Universities and academic publishers are longtime partners in the dissemination of scholarship, and our exploration of the transition to digital delivery of scholarship is simply the most recent chapter in this shared mission. We will continue to work in partnership with the academic community to ensure that universities can access high-quality learning materials through efficient and accessible licensing solutions and through the robust but respectful fair use of copyrighted materials that is as critical to teaching as it is to publishing.
We will determine our next steps based on the outcome of this proposed order.
Other recent news articles
GCSE English Literature author leads digital workshop for World Book Day
This World Book Day GCSE English Literature author, Jon Seal, leads a workshop with year 10 students from five schools in Cambridgeshire.05 MARCH 2015
Association of American Publishers Recognizes Cambridge University Press at 2015 PROSE Awards
Cambridge University Press was honoured with nineteen awards for excellence in publishing at the 2015 awards.09 FEBRUARY 2015
Cambridge UK schools team partner with Edmodo
Cambridge and Edmodo today announced a strategic partnership to bring premier educational content and technology to schools in the United Kingdom.20 JANUARY 2015
Dickens replaces DVDs in the classroom
New technology gives students and teachers instant access to innovative digital content.19 JANUARY 2015
What do you need for a perfect Christmas? Family, love and snow!
The Language Research Team at Cambridge University Press has analysed their multi-billion word database to see what words are most commonly used in association with ‘Christmas’.19 DECEMBER 2014
Cambridge Corpus study shows how our festive tastes have changed
Some of Britain’s traditional Christmas favourites are losing their appeal, a new study of spoken English has revealed. Long-standing festive treats, such as sherry and brandy, are declining in popularity, according to the research by a joint team from Cambridge University Press and Lancaster University.16 DECEMBER 2014
Brighter Thinking Forum
At Cambridge University Press we listen, we think and we act – and to support schools during this new educational phase we have created our ‘Brighter Thinking Forum’.06 NOVEMBER 2014
Cambridge University Press announces launch of Cambridge Law Reports
Cambridge University Press has announced it will launch Cambridge Law Reports, a new online platform dedicated to providing the essential resources for international law academics and practitioners.04 NOVEMBER 2014