Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 February 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

SA Dept of Higher Education & Training Accredited Journal Lists for 2017

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/ScholarlyCommunication/accreditedjournals

Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education (PDF)

http://www.openbookpublishers.com//download/book/575

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 February 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Academic publishing houses lose appeal against Delhi University & photocopy shop

http://the1709blog.blogspot.com/2016/12/academic-publishing-houses-lose-appeal.html

Compartir no es delito: Sharing is not a crime

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 2 February 2017 (Part 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Ashley Farley of the Gates Foundation: “Knowledge should be a public good.”

http://blog.scienceopen.com/2017/01/ashley-farley-of-the-gates-foundation-knowledge-should-be-a-public-good/

Open Societies are Healthy Societies

http://www.ifla.org/node/11176

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 January 2017 (Pt 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication

The Future of Organization Identifiers

https://vimeo.com/166818858

Open Scholarship Early and Often: A Community Conversation on Increasing Openness

https://arl.formstack.com/forms/open_scholarship

If accessing relevant evidence is the question, are medical journals still the answer?

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 January 2017 (Pt 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

Frontiers position statement: Impact of EU copyright reform on open science and innovation

https://blog.frontiersin.org/2017/01/11/frontiers-position-statement-impact-of-eu-copyright-reform-on-open-science-and-innovation/

EU Copyright Reform: Leading research groups call for more change

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 January 2017

 

Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill (South Africa):

Update on Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill – the CaC Bill (South Africa) – Possible actions you can take

https://www.michalsons.com/blog/cybercrimes-and-cybersecurity-bill-the-cac-bill/16344

 

Predatory Publishers:

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 January 2016 (Part 2)

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright & Related Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues

Copyright Guidelines for Staff & Students for Wits (useful for other SA institutions too).

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Wits_Copyright_Guidelines

Copyright Guidelines for South African Schools (rev. 2017)

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 17 January 2017

 

How to obtain ISBNs, ISSNs and ISMNs

The ISN Agency at the National Library of South Africa, Pretoria, assigns ISBNs, ISSNs and ISMNs free of charge to authors and publishers, within a week from date of application.

For further information see: http://www.nlsa.ac.za/index.php/bibsa/isn-agency, or please contact the following ISN officials:-

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