Wednesday, April 24, 2024       Events

SPARC Webcast: Addressing Vendor AI Restrictions


Academic publishers are increasingly seeking to restrict the use of AI, through both contract language and revisions to copyright notices. On April 24th at 3pm ET / 12pm PT, SPARC will host a one-hour webcast to better equip libraries in pushing back on these restrictions. The session will touch on successful institutional approaches to weakening these restrictions (Katie Zimmerman, MIT), ICOLC’s newly released guiding principles for AI clauses (Teri Gallaway, SCELC, ICOLC), and the continuing viability of fair use in light of these developments (Kyle K. Courtney, Harvard). Participants on the call will be invited to share recent experiences negotiating these terms and suggestions for better supporting libraries in this area.

Registration is required and open to anyone at a SPARC member institution.


Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

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