Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 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:

New Copyright Law Will Benefit South Africans with Disabilities

https://theconversation.com/new-copyright-law-will-benefit-south-africans-with-disabilities-123225

‘Fair use’ in new Copyright Bill benefits everyone

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-09-17-fair-use-in-new-copyright-bill-benefits-everyone/

Copyright Bill will make cost of studying cheaper

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2019-09-15-copyright-bill-will-make-cost-of-studying-cheaper-2/

Creative Markets And Copyright In The Fourth Industrial Era: Reconfiguring The Public Benefit For A Digital Trade Economy

https://bit.ly/2wQSxuk

Copyright Issues And Teachers’ Dilemma In Asia Pacific

http://infojustice.org/archives/41549

Digitisation, Copyright And The Glam Sector: Constructing A Fit-For-Purpose Safe Harbour Regime

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3449037

University Patenting: Is Private Law Serving Public Values?

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3443692

Access To Information Of Disabled People On The Web: A Dispute Between Accessibility And Digital Rights Management

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3420801

Examples of Successful Fair Use in Documentary Film

https://cmsimpact.org/resource/examples-of-successful-fair-use-in-documentary-film/

Documentary Filmmakers’ Statement on Best Practices on Fair Use

https://cmsimpact.org/code/documentary-filmmakers-statement-of-best-practices-in-fair-use/

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries

https://www.arl.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/code-of-best-practices-fair-use.pdf

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for OpenCourseWare

https://cmsimpact.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/10-305-OCW-Oct29.pdf

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open-access megajournals lose momentum

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/open-access-megajournals-lose-momentum-publishing-model-matures

Competition Commission may force South African networks to drop data prices

https://bit.ly/2lUFcP4

Open access to teaching material – how far have we come?

https://bit.ly/2kkO7sD

Elsevier vice-president aims to fix ‘disjoint’ with academics

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/elsevier-vice-president-aims-fix-disjoint-academics

New Deals Could Help Scientific Societies Survive Open Access

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/new-deals-could-help-scientific-...

The road to OA: Starting or flipping a journal

https://blog.scholasticahq.com/post/road-to-oa-starting-flipping-journal/

 

Celebrating Open Access Week at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa

OA Seminar - 2 October 2019 at Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, Wits, East Campus, Braamfontein, SA

See programme - RSVP to Denise.Nicholson@wits.ac.za before 25 September 2019

Groups audience: