Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 February 2017 (Part 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law

http://repository.jmls.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1409&context=ripl

Copyright Guidelines for South African Schools

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

 

Predatory Publishing Practices and Scam Conferences:

I am still trying to figure out what my new research agenda will be: Jeffrey Beall

https://journosdiary.com/2017/02/03/future-jeffrey-beall/

Resources on Predatory Publishers

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication/Predatory_Publishers

A Peek Inside the Strange World of Fake Academia

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/29/upshot/fake-academe-looking-much-like-the-real-thing.html

Scam Conferences

http://www.scam-detector.com/financial-scams/conference-invitation

 

Open Educational Resources and MOOCs:

Facets of Openness in MOOCs – A Review

https://www.academia.edu/30268985/FACETS_OF_OPENNESS_IN_MOOCS_A_REVIEW?auto=download&campaign=weekly_digest

What are MOOCs?

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Open_Educational_Resources/MOOCs

 

Conference Alerts:

Online Platforms and Intermediaries in Copyright Law

23-24 March 2017 - Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany

http://www.platforms.jura.uni-muenchen.de/index.html

 

South African National School Librarians' Conference

2-5 July 2017 - Highbury Preparatory School, Hillcrest KZN, South Africa

For information, please contact: Debbie Vermeulen at dvermeulen@maristella.co.za

 

Call for Presentations: Offsite Session (IFLA WLIC 2017)

“Models for Copyright Education in Information Literacy Programs" - IFLA WLIC 2017 - Wroclaw, Poland - Organized by the IFLA Copyright and other Legal Matters Advisory Committee and the IFLA Information Literacy Section

23 August 2017 from 8:30am-3:30pm at the University of Lower Silesia, Strzegomska 55, 53-611, Wrocław, Polska.

Proposals should be submitted by 15 March 2017 by completing the online proposal form at: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8200675.  For more information about this event, please email:   Janice Pilch janice.pilch@rutgers.edu

 

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