Intellectual Property:

Resources on Fair Use and Fair Dealing

Copyright for Australia that makes sense. That’s fair.

Report:  “Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen”

Copyright compliance and infringement in ResearchGate full-text journal articles

Colombian Court Acquits Diego Gómez of Criminal Charges for Sharing a Research Paper Online


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Untangling Academic Publishing: A history of the relationship between commercial interests, academic prestige and the circulation of research


Latin-American repositories have little visibility in Google Scholar

Pros and Cons of Google Scholar

5 services to help researchers find free full text instantly & a quick assessment of effectiveness

The Boundless Treasures of The Met: 375,000 public domain images now available through Open Access!

Transforming Libraries and Archives through Crowdsourcing

Scaling Up Ensuring the Integrity of the Digital Scholarly Record

Digital Library Perspectives

Librarians’ messages to publishers: time to listen?

Sloppy science creates worthless cures and wastes billions, says author

OPENAPC  - Tool to check APC charges

Steady Growth of Articles in Fully OA Journals Using a CC-BY License

Backfilling a repository using the DOAJ API

Celebrating 20 Years – Hindawi OA Publishers

Europeana Photography unlocks a vast archive of historical photography –


Conference Alerts:

Open Repositories 2017 Conference

26 June - 30 June – Brisbane, Australia


9th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP)

20-21 September 2017 – Lisbon, Portugal