Intellectual Property:

Who moved my Copyright?

Pranesh Prakash: Influencing India’s IP Laws


Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct:

Why do we quote?

Academic Dishonesty


Open Educational Resources:

All Movies (free)

Musopen (Open Music)

Artsource (free images/photos)

Archives Hub (free) (free Classics to download)

Open Educational Resources (Cunningham Memorial Library)

Open Textbooks

Smart History


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Fujitsu and MIT Announce Breakthrough Platform Technology for Improving Effectiveness of Online Learning

Open Access and Research Presentations from QUT OA and Research Conference 2013

Open Access, Copyright, Licensing and IUScholarworks

Open Access Mandates and Open Access ‘Mandates’


Conferences/Call for Papers:


Open Repositories 2014

9-13 June 2014, Helsinki, Finland


World Library and Information Congress: 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

“Strong Libraries, Strong Societies”.IFLA Social Sciences Libraries Section with  IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group

16-22 August 2014, Lyon, France

 Proposals should be submitted electronically to Sylvia Piggott:;  copy to Dr. Chiku Mnubi-Mchombu:

WIL SIG:; Beba Stankovic:  no later than March 10, 2014 and indicate ‘IFLA proposal’ in the subject line. 

Selected presenters will be notified by March 31, 2014. Papers should reflect the 2014 conference theme, “Libraries, Citizens, Societies: Confluence for Knowledge" and IFLA President Sinikka  Sipilä’s theme, “Strong Libraries, Strong Societies”.


European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

20-23 October 2014 in Dubrovnik, Croatia


ICKM2014 - 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management

24-26 November 2014, Antalya, Turkey  (2nd call for papers)

Conference web site:


CILA 2014 /International Symposium: “Open access and scientific research: towards new values”

27-28 November 2014 – Tunis, Tunisia