Copyright & A2k Issues - 2 February 2017 (Part 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

IPR, Technology Transfer & Open Science : Challenges and opportunities

https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/workshop/ipr-technology-transfer-open-science

Response re: Modernising the European Copyright Framework

http://www.iposgoode.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IPOModernisingIPProfResponsePressPublishers.pdf

Permissions and the Postgraduate: What you need to know about the right to reproduce images (UK)

https://thescribeunbound.wordpress.com/2014/04/29/permissions-and-the-postgraduate-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-right-to-reproduce/

Opinion: An Ethical Code for Conferences

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47646/title/Opinion--An-Ethical-Code-for-Conferences/

 

Access for Persons with Disabilities:

EU Adoption Of Marrakesh Treaty For Blind Readers Imminent After Years Of Delay?

http://www.ip-watch.org/2017/02/01/eu-adoption-marrakesh-treaty-blind-readers-imminent-years-delay/

Various Resources for Persons with Disabilities

  1. http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LearningDisabilities
  2. http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Physical_and_Neurological_Disabilities
  3. http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Resources_for_Blind_and_Visually-Impaired
  4. http://libguides.wits.ac.za/deaf_and_hardofhearing

 

Questionable Publishing Practices/Fake Information:

Predatory Publishers’ Archived Lists

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

Alternative Facts and Fake News – Verifiability in the Information Society

http://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2017/01/27/alternative-facts-and-fake-news-verifiability-in-the-information-society/

The challenge facing libraries in an era of fake news

https://theconversation.com/the-challenge-facing-libraries-in-an-era-of-fake-news-70828

 

Call for applications:

The Initiative ‘Young African Library Innovators’ (IYALI)

https://esms.eifl.net/call-applications-initiative-young-african-library-innovators-iyali

 

Conference Alert:

PKP 2017 International Scholarly Publishing Conference

2-4 August, 2017 – Montreal, Quebec, Canada

https://pkp.sfu.ca/pkp2017/index

 

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