Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 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)  

 

Intellectual Property:

The European Parliament Votes on Copyright Reform: Giving and Taking Away

https://www.ifla.org/node/75006

What Europe’s Copyright Law Changes Could Mean for U.S. Publishers

https://www.adweek.com/digital/what-europes-copyright-law-changes-could-mean-for-u-s-publishers/

New Copyright Powers, New "Terrorist Content" Regulations: A Grim Day For Digital Rights in Europe

https://bit.ly/2OuFsxN

EU copyright reform will spell disaster for sports fans

https://juliareda.eu/2018/09/copyright-sports-fans/

Reddit calls EU copyright directive ‘a significant blow to the open Internet’

https://www.theverge.com/2018/9/12/17851962/eu-copyright-directive-wikimedia-google-twitter-europe

How the EU Came to Govern the Internet

https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2018/09/13/how-the-eu-came-to-govern-the-internet/

Two plagiarism claims stir up SA art

https://city-press.news24.com/Trending/two-plagiarism-claims-stir-up-sa-art-20180915

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

PayWall: The Business of Scholarship (vimeo)

https://vimeo.com/273358286

The Open Revolution: Rewriting the Rules of the Information Age (OA ebook)

https://openrevolution.net/media/open-revolution.pdf

Development and Access to Information

https://da2i.ifla.org

Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 39th session (Sept 2018)

https://www.apc.org/en/node/34885

Europe’s academics fail to report results for 90% of clinical trials

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06676-8

European data portal

https://www.europeandataportal.eu/en/homepage

Not enough diverse academic research is being published

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20180913095151857

Research4Justice: An International, Open Access Research Database

http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/4670/

Fighting for open access: Why academic publishers are making a killing

https://bigthink.com/matt-davis/inside-the-fight-for-open-access-research

Open Access Publications Become Increasingly Important for Libraries and Publishers to Include into Databases

https://oab.hypotheses.org/306

Netherlands Code of Conduct for Research Integrity 2018

https://bit.ly/2QA3CZ9

Plan S: A European Open Access Mandate

https://www.openaire.eu/plan-s-a-european-open-access-mandate

Presenting Two and a Half Low Cost Solutions to the Open Access Publishing Problem in Science.

https://bit.ly/2xnkmtV

Wiley and Clarivate Analytics Partner to Launch Innovative Open Peer Review

https://clarivate.com/blog/news/bringing-greater-transparency-to-peer-review/

 

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