Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 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:

Does the South African Copyright Bill Promote Plagiarism?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41511

Decolonising SA’s Copyright Law

https://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/general-news/2019/2019-08/decolonising-sas-copyright-law.html

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

https://libereurope.eu/blog/2019/08/01/the-right-to-read-is-the-right-to-mine-but-not-when-blocked-by-technical-protection-measures/

Final WIPO Exceptions Seminar Endorses Exceptions, but leaves Stakeholders Complaining

http://infojustice.org/archives/41487

Should Indian Copyright Law Prevent Text and Data Mining?

https://www.medianama.com/2019/08/223-should-indian-copyright-law-prevent-text-and-data-mining/

Progress on Exceptions and Limitations to Copyright in Latin America and the Caribbean

https://www.ifla.org/node/92291?og=5852

Finally! The Text of Poland’s Legal Challenge of Copyright Directive was Published

http://infojustice.org/archives/41501

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Data-mining reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain

https://boingboing.net/2019/08/01/80pct-pd.html

The future of academic publishing: disruption, opportunity and a new ecosystem

https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2019/211/4/future-academic-publishing-disruption-opportunity-and-new-ecosystem

Anticipating governance, unintended consequences, and disruptive technologies: What recent developments mean for libraries

http://library.ifla.org/2588/1/247-bradley-en.pdf

HEAL-Link and HELIX open collaboration to facilitate and promote scholarly communication through Open Access  …  Open Science

http://library.ifla.org/2498/1/181-pispiringas-en.pdf

Disruption Comes to Higher-Ed Publishing

https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/content-and-e-books...

 

Plagiarism:

Do Students Cheat on their PhD thesis?

https://www.quora.com/Do-students-cheat-on-their-PhD-thesis

Academic Misconduct

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

 

IFLA Documents:

IFLA Annual Report 2018

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/annual-reports/2018.pdf

IFLA Guidelines on Public Internet Access in Libraries

https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/92392

Guidelines for Setting Up a Digital Unification Project

https://www.ifla.org/publications/node/92435

IFLA Map of the World

https://librarymap.ifla.org/

 

Climate Change:

Climate Change Resources

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

45 Sustainability Resources (Purdue University Global)

https://www.purdueglobal.edu/blog/student-life/45-sustainability-resources/

Keynote Plenary: Navigating Access to Knowledge: Copyright, Fake News, Fair Use, and Libraries (R. Okediji)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oezJ1Aj3EPI

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