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Update on Dale Askey & Edwin Mellen Press Inc. – Documents and Websites 0

Looking for documents and a historical overview of what has transpired with the law suit initiated by Mellon Press against the Associate Librarian, Dale Askey? On this Drupal site you can download and review letters of support from Canadian and American organizations, and pages of websites expressing their support and concerns. See http://freedaleaskey.plggta.org/

Support Dale Askey & Academic Freedom 0

One simple way of showing support for Dale Askey and academic freedom is to add the following statement and information to your professional signature in your email. If we all do this, it will be a powerful display of support from academic librarians.  Spread the word and join us! We cannot afford to be silent(…)

Say NO to Intimidation – Say YES to Intellectual Freedom 1

CAPAL urges its members and affiliated organizations in Canada to continue to pressure Herbert Richardson, founder and editor of Edwin Mellen Press, to drop the remaining libel lawsuit against the Dale Askey, Associate Librarian, at McMaster University. If you or your colleagues have not signed the petition circulating, please do so: https://www.change.org/petitions/edwin-mellen-press-end-libel-suit-against-dale-askey  Urge students, faculty(…)

Mellen Press – Update in Chronicle for Higher Education 0

Since the original announcement by the CBC, there has been uncertainty about which of the lawsuits have been dropped, as more than one was launched by the Edwin Mellen Press. In today’s Chronicle for Higher Education it states that only the $3 million dollar lawsuit against the librarian, Dale Askey and McMaster University has been(…)

Mellen Press to Drop Lawsuit Due to Public Pressure – Good News! 0

For the latest discussion on this case with Dale Askey, the McMaster University Librarian who is being sued by Edwin Mellen Press, see the announcement by CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2013/03/04/hamilton-librarian-lawsuits-dropped.html