Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 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)  

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa:

The New Draft Copyright Bill Could Help Unlock the Doors of Learning and Culture (South Africa)

https://mg.co.za/article/2019-08-19-00-the-new-draft-copyright-bill-could-help-unlock-the-doors-of-learning-and-culture

Proposed Legislation Will Benefit Musicians Significantly – Deputy Minister Gina

https://www.thedti.gov.za/editmedia.jsp?id=5957

Decolonising Copyright (Seminar at Wits on 7 August 2019)

https://youtu.be/EZ88A0wwp-g

Decolonising Copyright: Building Our Creative and Information Economy

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2019/08/decolonising-copyright-building-our.html

Final Version of the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/c.php?g=145331&p=6597157

Commonly asked questions about the SA Copyright Bill

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/FAQs_CAB;

Genesis and Process of SA Copyright Bill

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/Bill_Genesis_Process and

Fair Use/Fair Dealing

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

South Africa: Considering A Rebrand? The Copyright Conundrum

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=836718&email_access=on

 

Other:

Can’t Get Away From Fair Use

http://policynotes.arl.org/?p=1643

The Impact of Copyright Exceptions for Researchers on Scholarly Input

http://infojustice.org/archives/41292

How protecting intellectual property can impact on human rights

https://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2019/0618/1056086-how-protecting-intellectual-property-can-impact-on-human-rights/

Linking Liability

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/08/16/legal-questions-raised-over-links-sci-hub

The Right to Read is the Right To Mine: But Not When Blocked by Technical Protection Measures

https://bit.ly/2Z5lWB2

Why Carl Malamud's Latest Brilliant Project, To Mine The World's Research Papers, Is Based In India

https://bit.ly/2P3pwHv

Collective Management of Copyright and Neighbouring Rights in Canada: An International Perspective

file:///C:/Users/00658018/Documents/Collective_Management_of_Copyright_and_N.pdf

Copyright exceptions not extended by freedom of expression rights (EU)

https://www.pinsentmasons.com/out-law/news/copyright-exceptions-not-extended-by-freedom-of-expression-rights

Educators’ Unions in Australia and the EU Call For Education to be Carved out of Trade Negotiations

http://infojustice.org/archives/41479

 

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

23-26 October 2019 – Johannesburg, South Africa

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

 

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