Legal Deposit in South Africa:

Legal Deposit in South Africa – are you compliant?


Intellectual Property:

Australian Government Response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Intellectual Property Arrangements (positive approach to fair use, parallel importation, etc.)


Sci Hub:

Sci Hub faces 48 million piracy damages and ISP blocking

Science, open access… and Sci-Hub


Predatory Publishing Practices:

UGC rules blamed for helping promote fake journals in India

A Confusion of Journals — What Is PubMed Now?


Seminar Alerts (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Wits Open Access Seminar - 19 September 2017 – 8.30 to 12 noon

Senate Room, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House, East Campus, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Limited seating, so please email before 13 September 2017 - International Guest Speaker

National Treatment in the Berne Convention: the Hidden Conflict-of-Law Rule

20 September 2017 – 11-12.15pm – University of Johannesburg Madibeng, APK Campus - 

For information: email: before 15 September 2017. -  International speakers