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Google v. Oracle: A Landmark Software Copyright Case

Post written by: Brandon Butler, SPN’s Law & Policy Advisor This term the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Oracle v. Google, a major software copyright case. SPN members should keep a close watch on this case, as it could shape the scope of copyright protection for software as well […]

Field Report: Introducing Dr. Amelia Acker

About Dr. Acker Amelia Acker (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles) is an assistant professor in the iSchool at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests focus on the emergence, standardization, and preservation of new forms of data created with mobile information and communication technologies. Currently, she is […]

Field Report #5: University of Virginia

Post written by: Amelia Acker, FCoP Project Researcher, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin University of Virginia: Keeping Software Present with Emulation in the Archives It’s been a few months since my last fieldwork visit for the FCoP project! In August, I was hosted […]

Field Report #4: GeorgiaTech retroTECH

Post written by: Amelia Acker, FCoP Project Researcher, Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin Second Site Visit: GeorgiaTech Hi y’all, In July I visited the Georgia Tech Library’s Retrocomputing Lab also known as retroTECH! Located in the Special Collections and Archives unit, this lab’s […]

FCoP Update October – November 2019

Post written by: Zach Vowell and Matt Shultz FCoP Reflections Blog Post Series: Continuing our FCoP Reflections Blog Post Series, we are happy to share posts from Georgia Tech and University of Illinois: Wendy Hagenmaier of Georgia Tech writes about skunkworks in the library, building bridges between data and metadata […]

FCoP Update Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

FCoP Cohort Activities Emulation Sandbox Testing With the FCoP projects well under way at 6 different locations across the country, many groups are engaging with the complexities of software emulation and the EaaS platform since September 2018. The cohort shares an EaaS issue tracker with predefined issues categories including UI […]