Intellectual Property:

Copyright Board to Draft New Law Aimed at Protecting Local Folklore (Kenya)

The updated EIFL draft law on copyright: a webinar on 4 December 2014


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Correct URL for Scielo SA -

Counting the costs of open access for research organisations

In the Digital Age, Science Publishing Needs an Upgrade (Op Ed)

Market failure in the research world

Nature Makes All Articles Free to View

Open Access Textbooks and Language Primers relating to the ancient world

The monograph should be the passport to mobile research success

Open Science and peer-review in the humanities

Gates Foundation Announces World’s Strongest Policy on Open Access Research

Gates Foundation mandates open access for all the research it funds

A Shareable Future: Creative Commons at 12 years

France Prefers to Pay (twice) for Papers by Its Researchers –

Negotiations between Elsevier and universities failed

What’s Going on in the Library? Part 1: Librarian Publishers May Be More Important Than You Think


eBooks in Libraries and Education:

eBooks in Education

Digital Audiobook Lending Is Finding Its Groove


Conference alerts:

10th International Confer3ence on ICT for Development, Education & Training

20-22 May 2015 – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Fellowship Programme:

Code for Africa & Open Knowledge Launch Open Government Fellowship Pilot Programme