HathiTrust Racks Up Fair Use Victory But Heads Back to the Stacks on Preservation Copies

June 13, 2014New York State Bar Association EASL Blog

In a posting on the New York State Bar Association's EASL Blog, Barry Werbin and Bryan Meltzer discuss the Second Circuit's ruling in Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust that allows university libraries to electronically scan their copyrighted books to create a full-text searchable database, and provide print-disabled people with access to the copyrighted works.