Intellectual Property:

LIASA's Statement on the WIPO Treaty for the Blind, Visually Impaired and Other Reading Disabled Persons

South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry Reneges on IP Policy Commitments


Traditional Knowledge:

The Importance of Traditional Knowledge – A National Treasure

Traditional Knowledge Resources 


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Economics of scholarly communication in transition

Rise of 'Altmetrics' Revives Questions About How to Measure Impact of Research

Developing a unified rule for openness: Interview with Alek Tarkowski

The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Poorer: The Effect of Open Access on Cites to Science Journals Across the Quality Spectrum

National Gallery of Art Images

Smithsonian Institution Images

Museums Mull Public Use of Online Art Images

What is Google Glass?

 Wellcome Trust extends open access policy to include scholarly monographs and book chapters


Open Educational Resources:

10 US State University Systems and Public Institutions Join Coursera to Explore MOOC-based Learning and Collaboration on Campus


Conference alerts:

ISKO UK Biennial 2013 Conference: Knowledge Organization – Pushing the Boundaries

8-9 July, 2013 – London, UK

Online Educa Berlin - 19th International Conference on Technology Supported Learning & Training

4-6 December 2013 – Berlin, Germany