Intellectual Property:

United States: Judge Posner Solves Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Nature Communications data shows open access articles have more views and downloads


How 'Google Science' could transform academic publishing


Digital Preservation and Curation:

Seven Pillars of Digital Curation

55 Content Curation Tools To Discover & Share Digital Content


Mobile Technologies & Social Networking

Beware the apps you download

Social Networking & Related resources


Open Educational Resources:

Directory of Open Educational Resources

OER Resources


Conference alerts:

International Educational Technology Conference IETC 2014

3-5 September 2014 – Chicago, USA


Mobile Web in Africa 2014

10-11 September 2014 – Johannesburg, South Africa


Virtual Conference :  User Experience: Seeing Your Library through the User’s Eyes

19  September 2014 - For more information and to register, see:



AfriNEAD Conference 2014

3rd- 5th  November 2014 -  Sun and Sand Holiday Resort, Mangochi, Malawi.


SWIB14 Semantic Web in Libraries Conference

1 - 3 December 2014 - Bonn, Germany


The Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2015

2-5 April, 2015 - Osaka, Japan