Intellectual Property:

The Final Leaked TPP Text is All That We Feared

Canada Caves on Copyright in TPP: Commits to Longer Term, Urge ISPs to Block Content

TPP Pits Big Tech Against Internet Freedom Groups As Wikileaks Reveals Strict IP, Copyright Protections

NZ government leaks on TPP: copyright terms will go to life plus 70 yearsAuthors Alliance Urges Reconsideration of Extended Collective Licensing

Authors’ Alliance urges reconsideration of extended collective licensing

Authors’ Alliance’ Comments

Google search chief: Users have right to be forgotten online -- in some cases


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access without Tears

Announcing Scholastica – Arxiv Integration

Honoring the 2015 Nobel laureates with free access to selections of their research

Briefing Paper on Open Access

From policy development to effectiveness and alignment: An analysis of the UK’s Higher Education Open Access policy landscape

OA Resources from PASTEUR4OA

Article Processing Charges

Open Access Papers ‘More Likely to be Cited on Twitter’

eBooks vs Printed Books:

Is Writing on the Wall for eBooks?  Sales of Traditional Books up after Reaers Prefer  the Old-Fashioned Format

Why paper still cuts it

E-Books Sales Down 10% in First 5 Months of 2015

The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead

Book sales hang on as e-books wither

eBook Sales Are Down, But Are We Surprised?


Conference Alert:

"Academic Librarian 4 - Sustainable Academic Libraries: Now and Beyond.”

2-3 June 2016, Hong Kong