Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 August 2019

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 Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

SpringerOpen pricing trends 2018 – 2019

https://sustainingknowledgecommons.org/2019/08/13/springeropen-pricing-trends-2018-2019/

Top University Of California Scientists Tell Elsevier They'll No Longer Work On Elsevier Journals

https://bit.ly/31F0mjH

Millions of Books Are Secretly in the Public Domain. You Can Download Them Free

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/kz4e3e/millions-of-books-are-secretly-in-the-public-domain-you-can-download-them-free

Open Access and the Changing Landscape for Library Acquisitions — Interview with Gregory T. Eow

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00987913.2019.1645585

The Open Access Interviews: Edith Hall

https://poynder.blogspot.com/2019/08/the-open-access-interviews-edith-hall.html

IReL principles for Open Access publisher agreements from 2020

https://irel.ie/irel-principles-for-open-access-publisher-agreements-from-2020/

Quality Criteria in Scholarship and Science: Proposing a Visualization of Their Interactions

https://bit.ly/2KID4Tu

Elsevier: "It's illegal to Sci-Hub." Also Elsevier: "We link to Sci-Hub all the time."

https://boingboing.net/2019/08/03/zero-value-added.html

Council of Europe: Draft Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the human rights impacts of algorithmic systems

https://rm.coe.int/draft-recommendation-of-the-committee-of-ministers-to-states-on-the-hu/168095eecf

Ask The Chefs: The Future Form Of Scholarly Communication

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/01/24/ask-chefs-future-form-scholarly-communication/

Emerald Publishing joins Web of Science Group Initiative to Open Up Peer Review

https://prn.to/2Z3g3iZ

Open science: What is the fuss all about?

https://www.psychology.org.au/for-members/publications/inpsych/2019/august/Open-science-What-is-the-fuss-all-about

 

OER and Blended Learning

5 Methods For Achieving A Blended Learning Approach Into Your Classroom

https://edtechreview.in/research/3587-5-methods-for-achieving-a-blended-learning-approach-into-your-classroom

OER Resources

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

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Predatory Open Access Journals: Risks of Association

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/333842612_Predatory_Open_Access_Journals_Risks_of_Association

On the limitations of recent lawsuits against Sci‐Hub, OMICS, ResearchGate, and Georgia State University

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/leap.1254

OMICS, Publisher of Fake Journals, Makes Cosmetic Changes to Evade Detection

https://thewire.in/the-sciences/omics-publisher-of-fake-journals-makes-cosmetic-changes-to-evade-detection

 

Plagiarism

Google’s ‘Assignments’ tool flags plagiarism and missing sources

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/14/google-assignments-tool-flags-plagiarism-and-missing-sources/

Plagiarism resources

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

 

Conference alerts:

Triple Helix – A Catalyst for Change

9-11 September 2019 – Cape Town, South Africa

https://triple-helix.co.za/

 

LIASA Conference 2019 - LIASA: the butterfly effect

30 September – 4 October 2019 – Durban, South Africa

https://www.liasa.org.za/page/2019conf

 

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Library Practices

23-25 October 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa

https://www.uj.ac.za/library/conference

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