Intellectual Property:

Libraries Are Champions for Academic Freedom and Balanced Copyright

Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Paulo Coelho Tells Publishers 'Don't Be Greedy'

Formal IP System Does Not Fit Africa, LDCs Need Technological Capacity, Speakers Say


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Is E-Reading to Your Toddler Story Time, or Simply Screen Time?

Rise of the Rest: The Growing Impact of Non-Elite Journals

Ebola crisis: online courses help spread awareness and fill the knowledge gap

Paperity Launched

JSTOR Launches Free Online Magazine for Popular Audience

Altmetrics can signal flows of information for paths in scholarly communication not yet mapped.

Directory of Open access scholarly resources

New resource aims to provide quality insight into OA resources

Can the Monograph Survive?


Predatory Publishing:

Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers

Journal ‘fails the test’



Plagiarism in 21st century – tempting, damning

Plagiarism Resources


Conference Alerts:

5th International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference: scholarship, technology, and community

12-14 August 2015 – Vancouver, Canada.


IFLA World Library Congress

15 – 21  August 2014 – Cape Town, South Africa