Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 November 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:

Resources on Fair Use

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/fairuse_fairdealing

Defining the Relevant Market in Fair Use Determinations

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3264238

Updated Background Paper For The Treaty On Education And Research Activities (TERA)

http://infojustice.org/archives/40398

After Being Sued To Block Sci-Hub; Swedish ISP Blocks Court's And Elsevier's Website In Protest

https://bit.ly/2PNBbt2

Internet freedom thrives in SA

https://mg.co.za/article/2018-11-09-00-internet-freedom-thrives-in-sa

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The need for innovation in research methodology

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181107093621402

PubliSciences (academic collaborative platform)

https://publiscience.com/

Hybrid vs APC fee-based vs Diamond (no author fee) OA

https://gitlab.com/publishing-reform/discussion/issues/96

Here, but Not Evenly Distributed: Libraries, Innovation and the Right to Science

https://blogs.ifla.org/lpa/2018/11/10/here-but-not-evenly-distributed-libraries-innovation-and-the-right-to-science/

Elsevier Will Monitor Open Science In EU Using Measurement System That Favors Its Own Titles

https://bit.ly/2T5xKwH

The case for a decentralized internet

https://www.ted.com/talks/tamas_kocsis_the_case_for_a_decentralized_internet

Big Funders Back Plan for Instant Free Access to Journals, Researchers Say it is too Risky.

https://sciencebusiness.net/framework-programmes/news/big-funders-back-plan-instant-free-access-journals-researchers-say-it

Mapping the development of Open Access in Latin America and Caribbean countries. An analysis of Web of Science Core Collection and SciELO Citation Index (2005–2017)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11192-018-2950-0

Wellcome mandates publication before peer review in health crises

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/wellcome-mandates-publication-peer-review-health-crises

Project ReShare Launches: Community-owned Library Resource Sharing Platform Attracts Significant Contributions

http://www.palci.org/projectreshare

Data Sharing and Citations: New Author Guidelines Promoting Open and FAIR Data in the Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences

https://bit.ly/2F0FTiX

 

 

 

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