Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 August 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:

Intellectual Property and Access to Science and Culture: Convergence or Conflict?

http://www.ceipi.edu/fileadmin/upload/DUN/CEIPI/Documents/Publications_CEIPI___ICTSD/CEIPI-ICTSD_no_3.pdf

CEIPI / ICTSD Publication Series on Global Perspectives and Challenges for the Intellectual Property System

https://bit.ly/2OeHKAq

Global Online Piracy Study

http://infojustice.org/archives/40218

EU copyright law and the Cloud: VCAST and the intersection of private copying and communication to the public

https://academic.oup.com/jiplp/article/13/9/711/4831792

Future EU-Australia FTA and copyright: what could we expect in the IP chapter?

http://copyrightblog.kluweriplaw.com/2018/08/02/future-eu-australia-fta-copyright-expect-ip-chapter/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Scientific publishing is rigged — at our expense

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

PLoS stays afloat with bulk publishing

https://www.nature.com/news/2008/080702/full/454011a.html

A novel approach to sharing all available information from funded health research: the NIHR Journals Library

https://health-policy-systems.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12961-018-0339-4

Open Access Policy in the UK: From Neoliberalism to the Commons

http://stuartlawson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-07-17-thesis-draft.pdf

PubSweet - What if you could design your publishing workflow, defined by your own needs?

https://coko.foundation/books/

Links to Best Practices and Guidelines of the Scholarly Communications Community

http://www.metadata2020.org/resources/metadata-best-practices/

SciELO 20 Years and the future of journals: opine, comment, question

https://bit.ly/2nk5aJs

Denialism on the Rocks: It Just Got a Lot Harder to Pretend that Predatory Publishing Doesn’t Matter

https://bit.ly/2KES6HS

 

Open Science/Open Data:

To Move Towards A More Open Science, We Must Free The Data

https://www.nceas.ucsb.edu/news/commentary-move-towards-more-open-science-we-must-free-data

Science Publishers Partner with Open Source Code Sharing Solutions to Strengthen Open Access to Empirical Data

https://openscience.com/science-publishers-partner-with-open-source-code-sharing-solutions-to-strengthen-open-access-to-empirical-data/

Open-science hardware in the developing world

https://bit.ly/2ONe3HL

Opening the data with a user in mind – OpenFIRE as an exemplary case of data publishing

https://bit.ly/2njNf5C

 

 

Conference alerts/Calls for papers:

6th World Conference on Research Integrity

2-5 June 2019 – Hong Kong

http://www.wcri2019.org/index (deadline: 15 October 2018)

DigiCon Africa

23 - 24 October, 2018 CTICC East Wing | Cape Town, South Africa

Automate Africa Focus Day, 22 October 2018

https://digicon-af.coriniumintelligence.com/

10th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI18), DDI - The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle

4-5 December 2018 – Berlin, Germany

http://www.eddi-conferences.eu/eddi18 (deadline 2 September 2018)

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