Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 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.  The Archives can be found at: https://africanlii.org/content/copyright-a2k-information

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright & Related Rights (SCCR) – 36th Session, Geneva 28 May to 1 June 2018

Draft Action Plans on Limitations and Exceptions through SCCR/39 (2nd meeting in 2019)

http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=46436

Who owns the copyright in scans of public domain works?

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com/who-owns-the-copyright-scans-public-domain-works/

Issue Brief The General Data Protection Regulation: What Does It Mean for Libraries Worldwide?

http://www.arl.org/storage/documents/IssueBrief_GDPR_May2018.pdf

How much do we know about notice-and-takedown? New study tracks YouTube removals

http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com/2018/06/12/much-know-notice-takedown-new-study-tracks-youtube-removals/

Google Images’ ‘View Image’ Button and Copyright Infringement

https://spicyip.com/2018/06/25602.html

 

OPEN ACCESS, A2K & SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION:

Scientific journals are (still) getting (more) expensive (than ever)

https://social.shorthand.com/stevecarufel_/j2bOadiRji/scientific-journals-are-still-getting-more-expensive-than-ever

Open access megajournals: The publisher perspective (Part 1: Motivations)

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/leap.1117

Open access megajournals: The publisher perspective (Part 2: Operational realities)

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/leap.1118

Open textbook “Fundamentals of Business” surpasses 100,000 downloads

https://vtnews.vt.edu/content/vtnews_vt_edu/en/articles/2018/05/univlib-fundofbusiness.html

The science that’s never been cited

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-08404-0

Has Google Become a Journal Publisher?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2018/06/11/has-google-become-a-journal-publisher/?informz=1

 

PREDATORY PUBLISHING/BOGUS CONFERENCES:

Avoid Fake Conferences

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication/fakeconferences

What are ‘predatory’ conferences and how can I avoid them?

http://www.authoraid.info/en/news/details/1156/

Think Check Submit - The checklist that helps you choose a reliable journal

https://www.editage.com/insights/think-check-submit-the-checklist-that-helps-you-choose-a-reliable-journal

UGC removes 4,305 journals from White list, including the Lancet Public Health

https://journosdiary.com/2018/05/04/ugc-4305-white-list-predatory-journal/

Journal Evaluation Tool

http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1041&context=librarian_pubs

 

OPEN SCIENCE/OPEN DATA:

Open Science Goes Mainstream, As Acquisitions of Open Source Platforms Based on Open Access and Collaboration Make Headlines

https://openscience.com/open-science-goes-mainstream-as-acquisitions-of-open-source-platforms-based-on-open-access-and-collaboration-make-headlines/

Protecting data and opening data

https://www.europeandataportal.eu/pl/highlights/protecting-data-and-opening-data

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY / PLAGIARISM:

Academic Integrity / Ethics

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/plagiarism_citation_and_referencing/Ethics

Plagiarism, Citation and Referencing Styles

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

 

CONFERENCE ALERTS:

Digital Tools & Uses Congress

3 - 5 October 2018 – Paris, France

http://www.digitaluses-congress.univ-paris8.fr/#&panel1-2

 

19th LIASA Annual Conference

8-12 October 2018 - Cape Town, South Africa

http://www.liasaconference.co.za/

 

 

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