Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - public hearings postponed


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New Toolkits on the Block: Peer Review Alternatives in Scholarly Communication


Claims About Benefits of Open Access to Society (Beyond Academia)

Openness in Scholarship: A Return to Core Values?

In referees we trust?

Best Practices for Peer Review

Resources on Peer Review

Strength-based scholarship and good education: The scholarship circle

20,000 Endangered Archaeological Sites Now Catalogued in a New Online Database

Diamond Open Access, Societies and Mission

Detours and Diversions — Do Open Access Publishers Face New Barriers?

Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success

Project Cupcake: Designing a New Type of Journal Metric.

Citation Performance Indicators — A Very Short Introduction

Towards a competitive and sustainable open access publishing market in Europe


Conference/Symposium Alerts:

“Bestekopname- Digitisering van Afrikaanse Publikasies”

16-17 August, 2017 – University of Pretoria, South Africa


IFLA WLIC Conference, 2017 (full programme)

19-25 August 2017, Wroclaw, Poland