Research Outputs Policy – South Africa DHET

Research Outputs Policy, 2015 (Gazette 38553, Notice 188)(effective from January 2016)


Traditional Knowledge - Call for Comments (South Africa)

Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill, 2014  (South Africa)

Written comments need to be submitted within 60  days from 20 March 2015 to:

Notice to the Director-General: Department of Science and Technology, for the attention of Ms S Pango, at one of the

following addresses:

Postal Address: Private Bag X894, Pretoria, 0001

Physical Address: Building 53, Scientia Campus (South Gate entrance), 627 Meiring Naude

Road, Brummeria, Pretoria, 0002.



Intellectual Property:

New Guide Helps Authors Get Book Rights Back from Publishers

Copyright policy and the right to science and culture – Joining the dots, not passing the parcel

Can You Copyright a Dream? How the Martin Luther King estate controls the national hero’s image.

"Fair copyright for all across Europe" rallying call from libraries, archives and charities

London Manifesto  - Fair Copyright Reform for Libraries and Archives in Europe

The 2015 Intellectual Property and Economic Growth Index (

Intellectual Property and Innovation, a European Assessment (YouTube)

Communication Scholars and Fair Use: The Case for Discipline-Wide Education and Institutional Reform