Intellectual Property:

Copyright Policymaking and the Digital Public Domain – a bitter-sweet wishful thinking from France

Negotiators Set to Finalize New Treaty Improving Access to Books for Visually Impaired Persons

Taiwan backs off plan to block sites violating copyright laws

Technical review of draft legislation on copyright exceptions (UK)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Once more: There's seldom a trade-off between prestige and open access

Types of Open Access publishers in Scopus

In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library?

Background to the Letter from Publicly funded Research Sector, Researchers, Open Access Publishers and EU Technology Companies

Academic Earth

Data Reproducibility


Open Educational Resources:

University of Fort Hare’s B Prim Ed distance teacher education online modules

Trend Report : Open Educational Resources 2013

New approaches to describing and discovery open educational resources


Conference Alerts:

3rd Symposium on Open Access Repositories (1st Call for Papers) –

Part of the IC-ININFO 2013 – 3rd International Conference on Integrated Information,

5-9 September 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

Emerging 2013, The Fifth International Conference on Emerging Network Intelligence

29 September – 3 October 2013 – Porto, Portugal

ICEM 2013 : International Council for Educational Media Conference 2013

1-4 October 2013, Singapore

9th International Digital Curation Conference –

"Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business & society "

24 - 27 February 2014 - San Francisco, USA