Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 July 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:

Parliament can uphold the Constitution by passing the Copyright Amendment Bill — again

https://bit.ly/2Zp62jS

Actors dealt a blow as president sends two bills back to Parliament

https://bit.ly/2ZmPfxx

June 16 2020: A Sad Day for South African Youth

http://infojustice.org/archives/42438

 

Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (South Africa)

What is POPIA?

https://altadvisory.africa/popia/

3 simple steps to kickstart your POPIA compliance

https://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/379/205956.html

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication Resources

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

What are Transformative Agreements?

https://esac-initiative.org/about/transformative-agreements/

Guidelines for Evaluating Transformative Open Access Agreements

https://bit.ly/3iZpF9G

Open Access in Theory and Practice

https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429276842

Emotional Labor in Open Access Advocacy: A Librarian’s Perspective

https://www.ijoer.org/emotional-labor-in-open-access-advocacy-a-librarians-perspective/

Development and Access to Information Report 2019 (IFLA)

https://da2i.ifla.org/wp-content/uploads/da2i-2019-full-report.pdf

Publishing during pandemic: Innovation, collaboration, and change

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/leap.1314

Guest Post — The Covid Infodemic and the Future of the Communication of Science

https://bit.ly/3iYFzkM

Research Assessment Processes

https://bit.ly/2WeMxZ2

Fighting the impact factor, one CV at a time

https://ecrlife.org/fighting-the-impact-factor-one-cv-at-a-time/

 

Open Educational Resources (OER):

International Journal of Open Educational Resources (IJOER)

https://www.ijoer.org/about-ijoer/

Open Pedagogy Approaches

https://bit.ly/3gRrYd8

Universities must adopt online learning in order to survive

https://bit.ly/3fpUjXK

OER Resources

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

 

Webinars:

EIFL webinar with Aflia – 14 July 2020

https://www.eifl.net/events/webinar-e-resources-during-covid-19-copyright-and-licensing-issues

 

IFLA ARL Webinar series: Academic Library Services during COVID-19 - 22 July 2020

https://www.ifla.org/node/93162

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