Intellectual Property:

Ebola Vaccine Delay May Be Due To An Intellectual Property Dispute

Apply for a licence to use an orphan work (UK)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access: free ‘from having to sell’

To publish Open Access or not …

Spending on Subscriptions to Journals Rises By Up To 50% - Recommendations for the Role of Publishers in Access to Data

Open Science to Make Science More Open

Open Access in Ireland: A Case Study


Conference Alerts:

International Indigenous Development Research Conference : Transformation through Indigenous Research Excellence - 

25-28 November 2014 - The University of Auckland, New Zealand


UCT Library and Information Studies Centre : 75 years Commemoration Conference LIS Education and Research in a Dynamic Information Landscape

27-28 November 2014 – Cape Town, South Africa


Web25: The Road Ahead. Exploring the Future of Scholarly Communication & Academic Publishing

20-21 January 2015 (pre-conference on 19 January 2015) – Berlin, Germany