Intellectual Property:

EU Parliament Passes Directive On Collective Rights Management, Pan-EU Licences

Last sale? Libraries’ rights in the digital age

Content Mining – Why You and I Should Not Sign Up for Elsevier’s TDM Service



Plagiarism, Citation and Referencing Styles - Resources

Improving Writing to avoid Plagiarism – resources  (see sub-tabs as well)

The Big Mistake We All Make About Ideas


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Guest Post: Charles Oppenheim on Who Owns the Rights to Scholarly Articles

Free Educational Resources – search engine for free scholarly journals

Publishing corruption discussion: Predatory journalism

Hot Topics in Open Access: Peer Review and the Tyranny That Must be Broken

Carrots, Sticks and Open Access Publishing in Norway.

First SCOAP3 articles available. Open Access.

The Ultimate Wordfind Puzzle

Mobile Technologies and M-Learning Resources


Data Management:

Safe to be Open: Study on the Protection of Research Data and Recommendations for Access and Usage (OPENAIRE) 2013

How Genetic Data Sharing Will Revolutionize Healthcare


Conference alerts/Call for Papers:

Call for papers for LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group

2014 World Library and Information Congress - "Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge"

16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France

Abstract should be submitted by February 15, 2014 to: Dr. Felipe Martinez-Arellano (

Convener, LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (SIG)