Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 June 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at: http://www.africanlii.org/content/copyright-a2k-information.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo or email Denise.Nicholson@wits.ac.za.    

 

Intellectual Property:

APC joins over 145 organisations to ask EU Council to stop a rushed EU copyright reform

https://www.apc.org/en/pubs/apc-joins-over-145-organisations-ask-council-stop-rushed-eu-copyright-reform

Re-Create – Creators’ Coalition - resources

https://www.re-createza.org/documents/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Scholarly Research Resources

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

Libraries Face a Future of Open Access

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/05/23/libraries-face-future-open-access/?informz=1

Disruptive publishing

http://occamstypewriter.org/trading-knowledge/2018/06/04/disruptive-publishing/

2018 top trends in academic libraries

https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/17001/18739

Help us, improving the indicators!

https://www.makingspeechestalk.com/ch/Open_Science_Monitor/

Questionable and Unethical Publishers and How DOAJ's Work Helps you to Avoid Them

https://www.slideshare.net/doaj/questionable-and-unethical-publishers-and-how-doajs-work-helps-you-to-avoid-them

Universal access to education is possible in this online age

https://www.idahoednews.org/voices/educators/universal-access-to-education-is-possible-in-this-online-age/

Preprints: The What, The Why, The How.

https://cos.io/blog/preprints-what-why-how/

JISC - What do we do with your article processing charge data?

https://scholarlycommunications.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2018/06/06/what-do-we-do-with-your-article-processing-charge-data/

 

Open Data:

Open Refine – cleaning data

http://openrefine.org/

International Data Week

http://internationaldataweek.org/

 

Open Educational Resources (OER):

IFLA Responds to Consultation on Open Educational Resources

https://www.ifla.org/node/52095

 

Legal Deposit Resources:

Legal Deposit in SA

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit/Copyright

 

Conference alerts:

SciDataCon 2018-  ‘The Digital Frontiers of Global Science’

5-8 November, 2018 – Gaborone, Botswana

https://www.scidatacon.org/conference/IDW2018/conference_themes_and_scope

SciCOM Conference 2018 – “Science communication in a democratic South Africa: prospects and challenges”

5 – 7 November 2018, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

http://www0.sun.ac.za/scicom/scicom-100-conference/

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