Intellectual Property:

Exceptions to Copyright : Guidance for Creators and Copyright Owners (UK)

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


Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

Creative Commons South Africa – Guidelines for Licensors

Institutional journals as an alternative model for open access

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service

State-of-art analysis of OA strategies to peer-review publications

2015 IFLA/ekz LIS Student Paper Award

The top 100 papers - Nature explores the most-cited research of all time.

When Shared Data Is Not Reproducible: Science Is Broken–But It Can Be Fixed


Conferences – Call for papers:

IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (SIG) Satellite meeting

August 12, 2015, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

For more information, email Dr. Ismail Abdullahi at