Copyright & A2K issues -9 July 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:

European Parliament votes against EU copyright proposal that would threaten the open web

https://blog.wikimedia.org/2018/07/05/european-parliament-votes-against-copyright-proposal/

#SaveYourInternet

https://saveyourinternet.eu

 

Open Science:

Providing researchers with the skills and competencies they need to practise Open Science

https://cdn1.euraxess.org/sites/default/files/policy_library/ec-rtd_os_skills_report_final_complete_2207_1.pdf

Decisive week for European open science

https://www.scienceguide.nl/2018/07/decisive-week-for-european-open-science/

What can a Researcher do on ScienceOpen?

https://www.scienceopen.com/

A radically open approach to developing infrastructure for Open Science

https://about.hindawi.com/opinion/a-radically-open-approach-to-developing-infrastructure-for-open-science/

Open Science Resources (EU)

http://www.openscienceresources.eu

Open Research/Open Science resources

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

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

South Africa: To find DHET accredited OA journals without Article Processing Charges (APCs)

(In 3rd search field, click on Open; and in 4th search field, click on NO, then submit to get list of journals without APCs).

http://collections.nwu.ac.za/dbtw-wpd/textbases/accredited-journals/accred.html

Alternative routes to scholarly articles and research outputs

http://openaccess.blogg.kb.se/bibsamkonsortiet/alternative-routes-to-scholarly-articles-and-research-outputs/

How scientists can comply with the H2020 open access mandate through self archiving

https://bit.ly/2NCclIT

ETDs in the 21st century

https://er.educause.edu/articles/2018/7/etds-in-the-21st-century

Open Access in the Global South

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=-gIAPmE7SX4

Publishing a Revised Dissertation

http://dissertationreviews.org/archives/11904

DEAL and Elsevier negotiations: Elsevier demands unacceptable for the academic community

https://bit.ly/2J6jNIO

Scientific publishing is rigged — at our expense

https://thenextweb.com/contributros/2018/07/07/scientific-publishing-is-rigged-at-our-expense

Response to President Paul Hofheinz of The Lisbon Council regarding Elsevier and the Open Science Monitor

https://bit.ly/2m0ZaV0

Q&A about the cancellation of the agreement with Elsevier commencing 1 July (Sweden)

https://bit.ly/2u3bBUG

The once and future library: the role of the (national) library in supporting research

https://insights.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/uksg.409/

Understanding your rights: pre-prints, post-prints and publisher versions

https://bit.ly/2ubpoJh

Open access monographs: the author perspective

http://www.bookbrunch.co.uk/page/free-article/open-access-monographs-the-author-perspective/

Never put off till tomorrow, what you can tweet today Or: How quickly research papers spread on Twitter

https://bit.ly/2lVTz2k

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Predatory journals exploit structural weaknesses in scholarly publishing

https://www.4open-sciences.org/articles/fopen/full_html/2018/01/fopen180001s/fopen180001s.html

With Jeffrey Beall’s latest post, the peer-reviewed journal system has officially become the good old days

https://bit.ly/2N0Swd6

Infernal journals and how to spot them

https://thefishsite.com/articles/infernal-journals-and-how-to-spot-them

 

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