Intellectual Property

SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - Feedback

The Bill was on the agenda for discussion by the Portfolio Sub-Committee on Trade & Industry on 7 March 2018. It is on the agenda again for 14 March 2018.  The processing of the Bill will apparently continue well into mid-2018.  


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Association of Universities in the Netherlands launches 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

Open science initiatives: challenges for public health promotion

3 open source tools for scientific publishing

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)’s updated mission (March 2018)

Eight reasons early posting models are taking off in 2018

Get Involved in Our Initiative to Explore Blockchain Technologies for Peer Review

Erasing history

A Curious Blindness Among Peer Review Initiatives

Catching the Wave — The Tide Turns Toward the Subscription Model