Intellectual Property:

Panels Present Importance of Fair Use in South Africa's Draft Copyright Amendment


Predatory Publishers:

Sad Ending; Jeffrey Beall’s Blog was shut down


Data Management:
MANTRA Research Data Management Training

DataMed: Finding useful data across multiple biomedical data repositories

Data Management Resources



OpenAIRE Workshop – Impact and Measurement of Open Access

14 February 2017 – Oslo, Norway


IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2017

19-25 August 2017 – Wroclaw, Poland


Call for Chapter Proposals: OER: A Field Guide for Academic Librarians!topic/sparc-liboer/7USi5Zv76r0 - Deadline: 13 February 2017


Copyright Courses:

CopyrightX: UCT

 15 February to 26 April 2017-  UCT, Cape Town, South Africa