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CURRENTLY AT ISSUE: Pamela Samuelson Explains How Google Books and Fair Use Benefit Authors

Authors Alliance co-founder Pamela Samuelson has published an opinion piece in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education on the substantial benefits the recent fair use ruling in the Google Books case brings to scholarly authors.  She outlines four reasons why the ruling in favor of Google in the Authors Guild v. Google case advantages authors and […]

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