Intellectual Property:

Association for Progressive Communications: Draft Provisions for Amendment of the South Africa 1978 Copyright

Copyright and Open Textbooks: The Case of Boundless

More than 90 NGOs call to establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy at the Human Rights Council’s 28th Session

Canada: Copyright vs. Industrial Design Protection


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Why the Time has Come for an Open Access Foundation

Is there a library-sized hole in the internet?

Free Knowledge Based on Creative Commons Licenses

Anonymity and Encryption are Key to Freedom of Expression

Research access initiatives to support think tanks’ research

UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online


Open Educational Resources:

Future Learn

Nine more universities embrace social learning on FutureLearn

EdX Courses


Data and Data Management:

Refining the brightest and best new ideas in research data management

Data Management and Transfer in High-Performance Computational Grid Environments

Improving Your Research Management: A Guide for Senior University Research Managers


Conference Alerts:

UNT Open Access Symposium 2015 – Open Access, The Law and Public Information

18-19 May 2015 – UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, Texas, USA


LIBER Annual Conference 2015

24-26 June, 2015 – London, England