Intellectual Property:

Breakthrough in copyright law reform confirmed (UK)

The UK Copyright and Rights in Performances (Research, Education, Libraries and Archives) Regulations 2014

Intellectual Property Protection By Chinese Courts In 2013


Traditional Knowledge:

EU Bill Protects Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Food Security

WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore


Data Management:

Big Data Resources

Data and Text Mining


Mobile Technologies and Social Networking:

Which social network should I use as a librarian

Twitter for librarians: a resource guide

What is Blippar?

List of Search Engines


Open Access, A2K  & Scholarly Communication:

Why Open Access Should be Key Issue for University Leaders

Interview with Stevan Harnad on OA

Interview with Steve Pettifer, computer scientist and developer of Utopia Documents


Conference Alert:

15th Information Studies (IS) Annual Conference Announcement

University of Zululand, South Africa

3rd -5th September, 2014

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