Those of you who follow Scholarly Communication issues closely know that the Author’s Guild has filed suit against HathiTrust and others over the Orphan Works Project. Here is a selection items to read to better understand the issues:
From the New York Times: Lawsuit Seeks the Removal of a Digital Book Collection
From James Grimmelman in his blog, the Laboratorium: The Orphan Wars
And, finally: ARL’s Resource Packet on the issues.