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Getting Ready for Figshare, Appalachian’s Fabulous Forthcoming Institutional Repository
May 31, 2024

Beginning in June, as we gear up to modernize App’s institutional repository, there will a momentary pause on ingesting new content. For the time be...

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Copyright and Free Expression
Feb 29, 2024

Parody is one example of how copyright law’s fair use doctrine protects free expression.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a parody ...

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The CASE Act and the Copyright Claims Board (CCB): A Brief Review
Dec 1, 2023

In 2020, Congress passed a law called the “Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2020, known as the “CASE Act.”   T...

Check out JIHHS, Volume 3: "Aging Well"
Oct 30, 2023

Digital Scholarship and Initiatives is thrilled to announce the PubPub debut of The Journal of the Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human S...

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These Boots Were Made for Walking
Oct 6, 2023

Digital Scholarship and Initiatives is happy to have Adjunct Faculty member Kevin Freeman on board as Appalachian State's 3D Scanning Technician. ...

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DSI Rocks!!
Sep 29, 2023

DSI employees Kevin Freeman and Sai Estep were on the same wavelength while getting dressed for work on Thursday, or the rest of us just missed the me...

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Open Access @ Appalachian: 2023 Read and Publish Deals
Feb 3, 2023

In 2023 Appalachian University Libraries has established a few new partnerships with academic publishers, and continued, or expanded upon, existing de...

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Documentary Film at Appalachian State University
May 26, 2022

Appalachian State University's Digital Humanities Lab brings together faculty, staff, and students across campus to network with other resea...

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Tourism in Appalachia: A Public Presentation Highlighting Collections and Research on the Tourism Industry and Its Impact on the Appalachian Region
Mar 28, 2022

Appalachian State University, UNC Asheville, and Western Carolina University Libraries are sponsoring an online event to showcase recent digital proje...

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DSI Wins NDSA Organizational Excellence Award
Nov 19, 2021

The Appalachian State University Libraries’ Digital Scholarship and Initiatives team received the 2021 National Digital Stewardship Alliance (N...