Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 2020

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:

Blind SA goes to ConCourt in effort to compel the President to sign Copyright Amendment Bill

https://bit.ly/2BEpuQd

Copyright Bill is a Gateway to Accessible Knowledge and Creativity, not American Roulette

https://bit.ly/2XxnMse

Covid-19: A double whammy for the blind

https://bit.ly/3eQHFjO

Updated Q and A on the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

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

Resources on Fair Use

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

 

Resources for People with Disabilities:

Resources for Blind and Visually-Impaired Persons

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Resources_for_Blind_and_Visually-Impaired

Resources for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Persons

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

Learning Disabilities and Disorders Affecting Learning

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

Physical and Neurological Disabilities affecting Learning

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

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Our Community is Reducing the Impact of COVID-19 on Science, Education, and Culture

https://bit.ly/2AH53S9

Open Access Resources

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication

Open Educational Resources

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

One more word about ResearchGate/Academia.edu and why using these platforms will never be equal to proper self-archiving

https://dariahopen.hypotheses.org/878

 

 

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