Intellectual Property:

Republic of El Salvador Ratifies Marrakesh Treaty (2nd country)

South Africa: Rooibos – Soothing the Storm in a Teacup

Over 40,000 scientific publications free for Ugandans

California strikes a blow for research open access -- but pulls its punch

Copy That – You Won’t Go to Jail (UK)


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access Works are as Reliable as Other Publishing Models at Retracting Flawed Articles from the Biomedical Literature


Social Media & Networking:

SAHRC welcomes SAJBD’s acceptance of apology following anti-Semetic comments

Social Networking



Academic Misconduct


Conferences: Call for Papers:

ICADLA-4  - Strategic Framework and Action Roadmap for Africa’s Digital Libraries and Archives

27-29 May 2015 – University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana