Copyright & A2K Issues - 28August 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 only (N.B. PLEASE DO NOT SEND TO WHOLE MAILING LIST) 

 

Open Science:

Open science is now the only way forward for psychology

https://bit.ly/2woEAmx

Guest post: Introducing AfricArxiv - a preprint repository for African researchers

https://www.authoraid.info/en/news/details/1318/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

From green to gold to diamond: open access’s return to social justice

http://library.ifla.org/2220/

Why Academic-Led Journal Publishing? Liberating Research Through Tools and Services

http://bit.ly/2tKz5QZ

Who Gets to Read the Research We Pay For?

https://slate.com/technology/2018/08/who-gets-to-read-the-research-taxpayers-fund.html

Junk journals and disclosure – Patent law considerations

https://www.golegal.co.za/novelty-junk-journals-patents/

GOALI: Global Online Access to Legal Information

http://www.ilo.org/goali/lang--en/index.htm

Offline Internet Access: Extending the reach of libraries in Africa

http://library.ifla.org/2230/

Preparing to Preserve: Three Essential Steps to Building Experience with Long-Term Digital Preservation

http://library.ifla.org/2114/

Unpaywall transforms research as academic publishers start to crack

https://www.medicalbrief.co.za/archives/unpaywall-transforms-research-academic-publishers-start-crack/

Open access is rapidly rising but is it succeeding?

https://theknowledgeexchangeblog.com/2018/08/22/open-access-is-rapidly-rising-but-is-it-succeeding/

Scaling up paywalled academic article sharing by legal means

https://medium.com/@MariaRitola/scaling-up-paywalled-academic-article-sharing-by-legal-means-4ef137a7b581

https://iris.ai/r4r/

Open Access Books: an international collaboration to explore the practical implications for librarians of increasing access to scholarly research outputs

http://library.ifla.org/2193/

Responding to Unsustainable Journal Costs A CARL Brief

http://www.carl-abrc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/CARL_Brief_Subscription_Costs_en.pdf

Enhancing scholarly communication through institutional repositories: salient issues and strategies by libraries in Nigeria

http://library.ifla.org/2268/

Guest Post: Challenges for Academics in the Global South — Resource Constraints, Institutional Issues, and Infrastructural Problems

https://www.certapet.com/faq/americans-with-disabilities-act/

Scholarly Communication at the Crossroad: From subscription to Open Access?

http://library.ifla.org/2192/

Correlation Between Cost of Publication and Journal Impact. Comprehensive Cross-sectional Study of Exclusively Open-Access Surgical Journals

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1931720418302617

News & Views: Evaluating Quality in Open Access Journals

https://deltathink.com/news-views-evaluating-quality-in-open-access-journals/

IFLA Trend Report (updated 2018)

https://trends.ifla.org/update-2018

“Zip Books”: Using the Online Marketplace to Build Stronger Collections and Higher Customer Satisfaction By Delivering Books Quicker at Lower Cost

http://library.ifla.org/2258/

 

Plagiarism:

Elsevier investigating paper on solar cells that appears to plagiarize a Nature journal

https://bit.ly/2LliS8r

5 Steps to Prove You’ve Been Plagiarized

https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2018/07/17/5-steps-to-prove-youve-been-plagiarized/

Resources on Plagiarism

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

Faculty reluctance to report student plagiarism: A case study

http://ajobe.journals.ac.za/pub/article/view/148/137

 

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