Intellectual Property:

Open letter from Civil Society groups to Minister Rob Davies and the Newly Appointed Cabinet on the Urgent Need to Finalise and Adopt South Africa’s National IP Policy.

New draft regulations for private copying published (UK)

New draft regulations on parody and quotation published (UK)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Seeking Impact and Visibility: Scholarly communication in Southern Africa

The Right to eRead

What is Grey Literature?

The PDF’s Place in a History of Paper Knowledge: An Interview with Lisa Gitelman

12th SAOIM 2014 presentations

UCT’s open access policy: a culmination and a beginning

What's open source got to do with Earth science? NASA explains

The dark side of Open Access in Google and Google Scholar: the case of Latin-American repositories

Addressing Faculty Publishing Concerns with Open Access Journal Quality Indicators

Preserving the Public Domain: Communia Policy Paper on Digitization Agreements

Open Access Workflows for Academic Librarians


Data Management:

Mythbusting – Data in your Repository

The Open Data Era in Health and Social Care