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)
Parliament applauds broad participation of stakeholders on Copyright Bill (South Africa)
Submission on Copyright Amendment Bill [B13b – 2017] - Global Expert Network on Copyright User Rights
Promoting Education Rights In South African Copyright Reform
Dispelling Myths about Fair Use
Interview with ReCreate on Copyright Bill (SAfm Sunrise)
https://embed.iono.fm/chan/3512# (on list, go down to 06.57)
Copyright Directive: EUA position ahead of a final Agreement
Legal and policy implications of licenses between LIS open access journal publishers and authors
ESOMAR Welcomes EU Text / Data Mining Exemption
The text of Article 13 and the EU Copyright Directive has just been finalised
Copyright, Public Domain, and Maps – It’s Complicated
Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:
Open Education Week 2019
U. of California System Cancels Elsevier Subscriptions, Calling Move a Win for Open Access
Much Ado About MOOCs: Where Are We in the Evolution of Online Courses?
Guidelines for open peer review implementation
Will Publishers Have Platforms?
High-profile subscription journals critique Plan S
The “Plan S” blog: Is the EU’s open access plan a tremor or an earthquake?
Why You Should Care about Open Access: An Open Letter to Scholarly and Scientific Authors
The Unstoppable Rise of Sci-Hub: How does a new generation of researchers perceive Sci-Hub?
India’s chief science adviser: cost of academic publishing is ‘untenable’
Unpaywall extension adds 200,000th active user
Global Open Access Book Publishing market 2013-2017 & 2018-2022: The Large STM Commercial Publishers Will Be Slow Join the Party
Open access books attract many more readers and slightly more citations