Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 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:

SA parliament's trade, industry committee adopts reports Copyright, Performers bills

https://bit.ly/2Qd9lXp

Tearing down myths around the South African Copyright Amendment Bill

https://www.ifla.org/node/91689

SANEF Celebrates the Inclusion of The “Fair Use” Principle in the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

http://infojustice.org/archives/40581

US delegation circulates a new paper on the WIPO Broadcast treaty

https://www.keionline.org/29215

Cautionary Tales About Collective Rights Organizations, Part 2

http://infojustice.org/archives/39886

A Treaty on Copyright Exceptions and Limitations  for Educational and Research Activities (Tera)

http://infojustice.org/archives/40626

Authors Alliance’s Statement at WIPO SCCR 36 (2018) on limitations and exceptions

https://www.authorsalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180530_WIPO_statement.pdf

Upload Filters and Art. 13 : The Latest EU Proposals

https://torrentfreak.com/upload-filters-article-13-the-latest-eu-proposals-181120/

 

Fake Research/Predatory Publishing Practices:

How AI Is Tackling Fake Academic Research That Is Plaguing Scientific Community

https://www.analyticsindiamag.com/how-ai-is-tackling-fake-academic-research-that-is-plaguing-scientific-community/

The business of fake science

https://mg.co.za/article/2018-11-16-00-the-business-of-fake-science

Wellcome Trust’s Open access policy 2020 – Frequently Asked Questions

https://wellcome.ac.uk/sites/default/files/wellcome-open-access-policy-2020-faq.pdf

Download Famous Art in High Resolution

https://lifehacker.com/download-famous-art-in-high-resolution-1830393319

Stop Limiting your Audience: The Benefits and Challenges of Open Access Publishing

https://jdc.jefferson.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=tjufacultydays

The Open-Access System of Journals and Its Use by Russian Scientists According to the Statistics of Web of Science (2008–2017)

https://link.springer.com/article/10.3103/S0147688218030097

Open access institutional repositories in universities in East Africa

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/ILS-07-2018-0066

Are mega-journals a publication outlet for lower quality research? A bibliometric analysis of Spanish authors in PLOS ONE

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/OIR-04-2018-0136

The New Dimensions in Scholcomm: How a Global Scholarly Community Collaboration Created the World’s Largest Linked Research Knowledge System

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0361526X.2019.1540259

The OA Interviews: Arul George Scaria

https://poynder.blogspot.com/2018/11/the-oa-interviews-arul-george-scaria.html

How to add a Creative Commons Licence to your publications

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

New release of COCI: 450M DOI-to-DOI citation links now available

https://opencitations.wordpress.com/2018/11/19/coci-nov-2018-release/

 

Open Science/Open Research:

Jon Tennant: Open Science is just science done right

https://www.tidningencurie.se/podcasts/jon-tennant-open-science-is-just-science-done-right/

ARL, Wikimedia, and Linked Open Data: Draft White Paper Open for Comments through November 30

https://bit.ly/2OVvk0u

 

Access and Disabilities:

Working with deaf patrons

http://libguides.gallaudet.edu/c.php?g=773982

SA is failing deaf and hard-of-hearing learners: Can a bilingual model of education be the solution to acquiring literacy?

http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-oct-dec-2018/sa-is-failing-deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-learners

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/deaf_and_hardofhearing

Countries that have ratified the Marrakesh Treaty to date

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ShowResults.jsp?treaty_id=843

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