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Copyright Agency takes universities to tribunal

On Monday, the Copyright Agency commenced legal action against Australia’s universities. The text and image license provider lodged a claim with the Copyright Tribunal – administered by the Federal Court – after negotiations with universities over 2019 license fees failed. ...

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The Blog Rankings: Research crosses language barriers

Originally conceived by Macquarie University applied linguistics professor Ingrid Piller as a way for her PhD students to form a community, the Language on the Move Blog [www.languageonthemove.com] now attracts 1000 visitors a day from around the world. Many of ...

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Union joins ‘white coat’ revolution

The peak union for academic staff in Australia has joined a global campaign against Elsevier, one of the world’s largest publishers of academic papers. Elsevier has been criticised for business practices which keep information out of the public domain and a ...

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Education in the digital blender

The digital age will help everyone learn more, everywhere writes Jennifer Bennett. Online and blended learning offer the opportunity to attend university to more people than ever before, while upending notions of what a university actually is.  Two of Australia’s ...

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