Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 August 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:

Analysis of Woods and Myburgh Comments on CAB (SA Copyright Amendment Bill)

https://digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1057&context=research

alcommons.wcl.american.edu/research/55/How Far Can Regulations Go? A South African Public Law Perspective On The Potential Response Through Regulations To Legitimate And Genuine Issues In The Copyright Amendment Bill, B-13b Of 2017

http://infojustice.org/archives/42534

On A Knife Edge? South Africa’s New Copyright Law

https://bit.ly/30SLpx4

Intellectual Property and Education in the Age of Covid-19

http://infojustice.org/archives/42544

COVID and Copyright – The Right to Research

https://www.eifl.net/blogs/covid-and-copyright-right-research

COVID and Copyright – Impact On Education and Libraries in South Africa

http://infojustice.org/?s=covid+denise+nicholson

Coronavirus and Copyright – Or, the Copyright Concerns of the Widespread Move to Online Instruction

http://infojustice.org/archives/42107

Libraries are not a Crime

https://www.jurist.org/commentary/2020/08/brian-frye-libraries-not-a-crime/

EIFL Welcomes Rights Retention Strategy for Researchers

https://www.eifl.net/news/eifl-welcomes-rights-retention-strategy-researchers

 

Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

Wits Cybercrime Guide 2020

https://bit.ly/3gT1zfm

Visibility of Scholarly Research and Changing Research Communication Practices: A Case Study from Namibia

https://bit.ly/3fVUVDK

Trends of Publications' Citations and Altmetrics Based on Open Access Types

https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3383583.3398584

Can Universities Finally Learn to Share Before Facebook Does It for Us?

https://bit.ly/33RRrjs

What Do Libraries Keep When They Cancel the Big Deal?

https://bit.ly/30R9vs4

The Increasingly Open World of Photography: A Conversation with Exposure’s Luke Beard

https://bit.ly/2DXZuAf

Nearly 500 CC-licensed Education Images are Now Available!

https://bit.ly/3aoalzE

View 250,000 British Paintings & Sculptures Free Online

http://www.openculture.com/2020/08/view-250000-british-paintings-sculptures-free-online.html

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back — The Pandemic’s Impact on Open Access Progress

https://bit.ly/2PP98Ib

 

Predatory Publishers/Journals:

Predatory Journals

https://tressacademic.com/identify-predatory-journals/

Predatory Publishers

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

 

Open Educational Resources:

 Arts Research Africa Conference 2020 – Full Proceedings

http://wiredspace.wits.ac.za/handle/10539/29248

Who Benefits from the Public Good? How OER Is Contributing to the Private Appropriation of the Educational Commons

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-15-4276-3_5

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