Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 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:

A Damaging Delay: Libraries and Users in South Africa Forced to Wait Longer for Overdue Reforms

https://www.ifla.org/node/93169

How Washington and Brussels pressured South Africa to delay copyright reform

https://politi.co/2AdiWHF

Transplanting Fair Use across the Globe: A Case Study Testing the Credibility of U.S. Opposition

https://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/research/50/

Creative Destruction: Copyright's Fair Use Doctrine and the Moral Right of Integrity

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3367075

Unwritten Criticism: Audiovisual Forms of Critique as Fair Use

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3570881

Copyright Law as an Engine of Public Interest Protection

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3496452

All’s Fair in Love and War but Nothing’s Fair Use on YouTube: How YouTube Policies Favor Copyright Owners and Hinder Legal Fair Use

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3496452

Does Fair Use Matter? An Empirical Study of Music Cases

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3579383

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication

Differentiating Between Open Access and Open Educational Resource

https://vtechworks.lib.vt.edu/handle/10919/94422.2

EIFL endorses Open COVID Pledge

https://www.eifl.net/news/eifl-endorses-open-covid-pledge

Biologer: an open platform for collecting biodiversity data

https://bdj.pensoft.net/article/53014/

Rapid publications risk the integrity of science in the era of COVID-19

https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-020-01650-6

Publication models in scientific publishing: to open or not?

https://www.rcpe.ac.uk/college/journal/publication-models-scientific-publishing-open-or-not

Open Access Directory

http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Main_Page

ASSAf Report on Grouped Peer Review of Scholarly Journals in Education

http://research.assaf.org.za/handle/20.500.11911/148

The costly prestige ranking of scholarly journal

https://septentrio.uit.no/index.php/Ravne/article/view/5507/5290

 

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