Intellectual Property:

Authors Guild Petulantly Whines About How Wrong It Is That The Public Will Benefit From Google Books

Leaked IP Chapter Of Asian FTA Reveals Tough Rules For Poorer Partners, Civil Society Says


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The Open Access Interviews: Sir Timothy Gowers, Mathematician

Moral dimensions of Open, part 5: whose responsibility is this?

Open access repositories start to offer overlay peer review services

Libraries’ statewide collaboration establishes public digital content hub

Openness is the absence of restrictions, so ultimately about freedom” Rob Farrow #OEGlobal #go_gn

Making things besides journal articles available

Open Access Publishing Made Easy for Conferences

Report from the Knowledge Exchange event: Pathways to open scholarship - Held in Helsinki, December 2015

How hard would it be for an academic field to switch to open access publishing?

SAIDE newsletter 2016



Forget e-books, this may be the real future of reading

How audiobooks took over the industry

700 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

Global Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2016


Open Educational Resources:

The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books

265 Free Documentaries Online


Conference Alerts:

PASTEUR4OA/Conference Programme

17-18 May, 2016 – Amsterdam. The Netherlands