African Libraries:

AfLIA -African Library & Information Associations & Institutions website


Intellectual Property:

EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries (some new/updated features)

ABC of Copyright Launches in Latin America

When ISP’s become Copyright Police


Open Educational Resources:

OER Handbook for Educators

Free Movies Online

Free ebook collections

OA Free Books

OpenKnowledge: Changing the global course of learning     

OERs for Humanities and Social Sciences


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access Journals

DSpace Leads in Providing Open Access to Research During Embargo Periods

Launch of the Open Policy Network

The Miseducation of Scholarly Communication

Science Data OA Journal

Journal Rankings

An Exploration of Open Licenses and Financial Remuneration

A Systems Approach to Open


Mobile Technologies, MLearning and Social Networking:

The eLearning Africa Report 2014

10 Fun Apps That Will Make You Smarter

M-Learning Resources


Conferences : Call for papers:

"Reconsidering the post-apartheid moment: Oral History and the Politics of Transformation"  -11th National Oral History Conference

14-17 October 2014 – Gauteng, South Africa

Deadline for proposals/abstracts is 17 June 2014 - The conference organizing committee will confirm acceptance or rejection of your proposal by 1 July, 2014. For queries or to send proposal to: Ms. Brenda Kotze, National Archives and Records Service of South Africa, Tel: 012 441 3151, Email: