Plagiarism and Academic Misconduct:

The Impact of Social Media on Plagiarism

Why Plagiarism Will Never Go Away…


Data and Data Management:

Open data: what is it and why are people so scared of it?

Researchers Open Repository for ‘Dark Data’

How re-analysing the data of scientific research can change the findings


Conference Alerts:

Next Generation Learning: Open & Distance Learning-- The Virtual University Forum

13 – 14 August 2015

HackleBrooke Conference Centre - Johannesburg

For information and registration:  email


PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference 2015 - Building Open Infrastructure and Programs for Digital Humanities, Publishing, and Libraries

11-14 August 20115, SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver, Canada


IFLA 2015 Pre-Conference in Pretoria, South Africa

Newspaper e-publishing trends - the stewardship role of libraries

12-13 August  2015, Dinokeng Game Reserve, Pretoria, South Africa


IFLA Section of Library Theory and Research 2015 Satellite Conference

Digital Preservation as a Site of Contestation: National Heritage, Memory, Politics and Power -- Beyond Technology and Management

12-13 August 2015 - University of the Western Cape, Cape Town


14 August 2015 – University of the Western Cape, Cape Town

For more information: email


3rd Annual Peer Review & Research Publishing Summit 2015 - Improving the Quality & Accessibility of African Research

19, 20 & 21 August 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa

For more information, email:


Disability Trade & Lifestyle Expo Conference

17-19 September 2015 – Cape Town, South Africa

For information, contact:


Call for Papers:

Library Spaces – Digital and Real”, the 6th Triennial Library Congress

14 to 17 March 2016 in Leipzig, Germany


Call for Chapter Proposals:

Handbook of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Research in Developing Nations - edited by Prof. Patrick Ngulube

Proposal Submission Deadline – 31 July 2015.

For information contact:  Patrick Ngulube at