Intellectual Property:

South Centre IP Negotiations Monitor (Issue 9)

Public Roundtable Panel Discussion on Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity, and Innovation in the Digital Economy (USA)

Private copying exception plans face possible legal action following parliamentary sign off

New Exceptions to Copyright Applicable to Research: Text and Data Mining


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Why should  universities  and colleges  care about  link rot?

Free Check for Broken Links

The Keepers’ Registry

Open Access: Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania – Making Research More Relevant to the World

Wellcome Library


Open Educational Resources:

Introduction to MOOCs

More information about MOOCs

Open Call for Proposals to conduct studies on the Impact of Open Educational Resources on Education and Training in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa - Closing Date: 31st August 2014 24:00 (Malaysia time +0800 UTC)


Mobile Technologies & Social Media

Social Media and the Law – Presentation by Emma Sadlier

21 August 2014 - University of Pretoria, Law Faculty, Pretoria, South Africa

RSVP: by 14 August 2014


Conference Alert:

Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference - 8-9 October 2014