Intellectual Property:

UK Implements Copyright Term Extension From 50 to 70 Years

A Few Global Cultural Treasures We Will Lose For 20 Years Under the TPP

Massive Coalition of Japanese Organizations Campaigns Against TPP Copyright Provisions

Members of the European Parliament Must Support the Reda Report on Copyright Reform!

Best Practices to Lower your Copyright Risks

Code of Best Practice in Fair Use for the Visual Arts (USA)

Post-Digital Scholar Conference Videos: Session 5 – Piracy and Open Access

SPARC applauds reintroduction of the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act - 19 Mar 2015

UN Human Rights Council Debates Report Criticising Copyright


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The Open Access Advantage Considering Citation, Article Usage and Social Media Attention

National Science Foundation Issues Open Access Policy (US)

Defending the global knowledge commons   

Introducing ThinkLab – A platform for massively collaborative open science

Beyond Beall’s List: We need a better understanding of predatory publishing without overstating its size and danger.

Predatory Publishing Practices


Open Educational Resources/MOOCs:

Harvard and MIT sued for neglecting people with disabilities in online courses

MOOCs for everyone, but the deaf