Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill (South Africa):

Update on Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill – the CaC Bill (South Africa) – Possible actions you can take


Predatory Publishers:

Shutdown of Beall’s Blog Confirmed – (see comments and articles)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:


Gates Foundation open-access policy goes into effect, joining others [Inside Higher Ed]

Challenges of the Latin American Open Access Publishing Model

OEC Announces the Year of Open

Beyond Open Access

The relationship between pirate scholarly communication and open education – a beginning

Open Access Images


Open Educational Resources:

OER Resources

Please, Don’t Leave Educational Research to the Scientists

The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education


Data Management and Data Sets:

Enabling Reproducibility for Small and Large Scale Research Data Sets

Digitisation, Preservation and Digital Curation

Open Data, Challenges towards implementation, and possible solutions


IFLA Matters:

High honour bestowed upon IFLA Secretary General Gerald Leitner

IFLA World Library and Information Congress – 19–25 August 2017, Wrocław, Poland - Call for Papers for August 2017

Participation Grants for IFLA Congress 2017

IFLA Journal – December 2016

IFLA Statement on Government Provision of Public Legal Information in the Digital Age (2016