Intellectual Property:

Copyright Resources

White Paper on Remixes, First Sale, and  Statutory Damages (USA)

YouTube Wins Another Round In German Copyright Tussle


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

What is Open Access? An Overview (P. Suber)

Open Access Journals

Creating an Infrastructure for Open Access

Hunters and hunted

Combined open access and subscription agreement between Wiley and Dutch universities

Briefing Paper : Open Access mandate support

How Open is it?

Open Access Spectrum Evaluation Toll

10 years of Open Access at the Wellcome Trust in 10 numbers

Bill &  Melinda Gates Foundaton Open Access Policy

The Water Next Time: Professor Who Helped Expose Crisis in Flint Says Public Science Is Broken

Research Identifier – ORCID

Stand with Diego. Support Open Access

The Evolution of Impact Indicators (request free ebook)

Journals Declaring Independence from Corporate Publishers: Past and future

Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Releases “Strategy and Workplan 2016-2018″ Document



Open Monographs and Open Textbooks:

New OER Based Learning Platform Provides Alternative to Traditional Textbooks

Open Textbook Network

JISC Report on open access monograph publishing

Prof Finds Ways to Keep Textbook costs down


Library Matters:

College and Research Libraries Newsletter (Table of Contents – v. 77(2), February 2016)

Journal of Academic Librarianship (OA)


Public Lending Rights:

The IFLA Position on Public Lending Right (2016)


Data and Data Management:

Data-driven decisions

Data Management Resources


Conference Alerts:

Special Needs and Disability Compliance in Education

3-4 March 2016 – Birchwood Hotel, Boksburg, South Africa

For information and to register: Call Sendile Ndlovu at Hotline +27 11 794 5556; Fax to Email 086 218 9367 or email to