South Africa – Legislation:

South Africa - 'Secrecy Bill' Improved but Still Flawed - Parliament Should Refer Legislation to the Constitutional Court


Intellectual Property:

Inequitable power dynamics of global knowledge production and exchange must be confronted head on

Understanding copyright – a life skill

Copyright Reform: Amending Copyright Acts and Treaties

The Copyright Alert System – Copyright Infringement and The Educational Approach

EFF Fights to Protect Electronic Reserves at College Libraries


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Harnad Follow-Up Comments to BIS Select Committee on Open Access

Where is Africa on the Internet?

Opening Public Data in South Africa – Legal Complications


Traditional Knowledge:

WIPO TK Toolkit

WIPO TK Meetings


Open Learning Resources

OpenCourseWare and MOOCs

Shifting Ground: Technology Begins to Alter Centuries-Old Business Model for Universities


Conference Alerts:

e-Learning Conferences 2013( Worldwide)

International Conference “To Digitise or not to Digitise: Copyright, Public Domain, Orphan Works and Other Issues" Conference
6-7 June 2013 – Tartu, Estonia

8th International Conference on e-Learning ICEL-2013 Conference
27-28 June 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

World Academy of Researchers, Educators and Scholars in Business, Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Conference - 22-25 July 2013 – Cape Town, South Africa

The Unisa Cambridge International Conference on Open and Distance eLearning 2013 Conference
29 September to 2 October 2013 - Stellenbosch/Cape Town, Gauteng, South Africa


MTSR 2013: 7th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference

19-22 November 2013 : Greece