Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 February 2017 (Part 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access to Legal Knowledge in Africa (Conference presentations)

https://sites.google.com/view/africanlawlibrarians/presentations

Africanlii.org – OA Legal Resources

http://africanlii.org/

CORE now offers 5 millions of open access full-text research papers

https://blog.core.ac.uk/2017/02/03/core-now-offers-5-millions-of-open-access-full-text-research-papers/

Business, Management & Accounting: Open Access Research

http://explore.tandfonline.com/page/bes/social-sciences-open-access/bma

Research  Papers in Economics (RePEc)

http://repec.org

South African Tax Guide - Resources

http://www.sataxguide.co.za/sa-tax-cases/

Tax Sites.com

http://www.taxsites.com/International-Tax-Associations.html

Open Knowledge Repository

https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/

Tax Students – Virtual Lectures

http://taxstudents.co.za/videos/

Go green: be transparent

http://www.rug.nl/library/open-access/gogreen/go-green_-be-transparent

Trump administration's threatened censorship of climate change research would set back science, harm jobs: John Brogan (Opinion)

http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/02/the_partisan_censorship_of_cli.html

New Creative Commons search

https://ccsearch.creativecommons.org/

How Many Grains of Salt Must We Take When Looking at Metrics?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/02/08/49186/

Academic sell-out: how an obsession with metrics and rankings is damaging academia

https://www.academia.edu/9349528/Academic_sell-out_how_an_obsession_with_metrics_and_rankings_is_damaging_academia

The Free Flow of Scientific Information Is Critical for Democracy

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-free-flow-of-scientific-information-is-critical-for-democracy/

Inside the Information Society: Who are the stakeholders?

https://www.apc.org/en/node/22481

Making a Few Elsevier Predictions

https://lisahinchliffe.com/2017/02/06/elsevier-predictions/

Max Planck and Taylor and Francis Agreement Removes Open Access Barrier

https://www.enago.com/academy/max-planck-and-taylor-and-francis-agreement-removes-open-access-barrier/

Who Isn’t Profiting Off the Backs of Researchers?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2017/02/01/who-isnt-profiting-off-the-backs-of-researchers/#.WJZ0clN96M9

Hindawi’s Decision to Leave the STM Association

http://about.hindawi.com/opinion/hindawis-decision-to-leave-the-stm-association/

When is a Publisher not a Publisher? Cobbling Together the Pieces to Build a Workflow Business

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/02/09/cobbling-together-workflow-businesses/

RxList –the Internet Drug Index (for Pharmacologists)

http://www.rxlist.com/adalat-drug.htm

Drug Information Portal (for Pharmacologists)

https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/drugportal.jsp

Journal of Physiotherapy (OA articles)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18369553

 

Editing and Peer Review:

Peer Review in the Humanities and Social Sciences

https://hub.wiley.com/community/exchanges/discover/blog/2017/01/10/peer-review-in-the-humanities-and-social-sciences?hootPostID=e930a668050220ab47301c1dc0653808

Why Is Peer Review So Important? A Guide to Peer Review, Part 1 (Wiley)

https://hub.wiley.com/community/exchanges/discover/blog/2016/07/26/why-is-peer-review-so-important-a-guide-to-peer-review-part-1?referrer=exchanges

How To Navigate The Peer Review Process: A Guide to Peer Review Part 2 (Wiley)

https://hub.wiley.com/community/exchanges/discover/blog/2016/07/27/navigating-the-peer-review-process-a-guide-to-peer-review-part-2?referrer=exchanges

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) - Flowcharts for Editors

http://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts

 

Journalism Resources:

10 Journalism Brands Where You Find Real Facts Rather Than Alternative Facts

http://www.forbes.com/sites/berlinschoolofcreativeleadership/2017/02/01/10-journalism-brands-where-you-will-find-real-facts-rather-than-alternative-facts/#4b15e01429c1

Journalism and Media Studies

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/journalism_and_media-studies

 

Social Media:

Australia: How to draft an effective social media policy for your organisation

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=566152&email_access=on&chk=1012136&q=445984

Mobile Technologies, M-Learning & Social Networking Resources

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

 

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