Intellectual Property:

Special Report: Will India Bend to US Pressure on IP Rights?

Copyrighting Player-Generated Content in Video Games

Inside Views: The Copyright Manifesto: How The EU Should Support Innovation And Creativity Through Copyright Reform

Canada Probing Anti-Competitive E-Book Practices

Stream On?: How Canadian Law Views Online Streaming Video


International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR):

Ratification of Human Rights Treaty Reaffirms SA's Commitment to Socio-Economic Rights and Internationalism


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Scholar Accused of Bogus Boost to Google Rating

Who paid for my open access articles?

UNESCO launches OA Curricula for Researchers and Librarians (need to email UNESCO for a copy)

International Librarians Network  - a meeting place for librarians from around the world

A Practical Guide to Using Creative Commons Licences

New digital edition Issue 162 available now (International Innovation – Outside the Box (free registration)

Bibliometrics: Is Your Most Cited Work Your Best?

Research Metrics – Resources


Conference Alerts:

10th International Digital Curation Conference "Ten years back, ten years forward: achievements, lessons and the future for digital curation"

9 - 12 February 2015  - London, UK