Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 April 2009

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Issues affecting persons with sensory-disabilities:-

Authors have lost the Plot in Kindle battle

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/mar/31/cory-doctorow-kindle

Adobe in Wonderland

http://www.lessig.org/content/standard/0,1902,22914,00.html

Intellectual Property and Legal Issues:-

The Global Debate on Enforcement of Intellectual Property in Developing
Countries

http://ictsd.net/i/publications/42762/

Should universities break copyright law?

http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/no_good_reason/2009/03/should-universi
ties-break-copyright-law.html

Universities as copyright warriors

http://nogoodreason.typepad.co.uk/no_good_reason/2009/03/universities-as
-copyright-warriors.html

Obama trade officials promise through review of transparency policies

http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/03/20/ustr2review-transparency/

Copyright treaty is classified for 'national security'

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10195547-38.html?tag=newsLatestHeadlin
esArea.0

US Trade Team Responds To Protectionist Pressure In Reports On Trading
Partners

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/03/31/us-trade-team-responds-to-prot
ectionist-pressure-in-reports-on-trading-partners/

Postmortem for the Geneva Mini-Ministerial: Where does TRIPS go from
here

http://ictsd.net/downloads/2009/02/abbot_final2.pdf

International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecommunications Law and
Regulations 2009 (2nd edition).

http://www.iclg.co.uk/khadmin/Publications/pdf/2297.pdf

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

German petition against Google Books and OA

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/german-petition-against-googl
e-books.html

Publishers denounce JISC open access report

http://www.iwr.co.uk/information-world-review/news/2238083/publishers-de
nounce-jisc-open

UK Government backs Open Source

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7910110.stm

Internet access to double in next five years

http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/the_future/internet_access_to_double_in_next
_five_years.html

Text is forever. Paper books are not.
<http://www.teleread.org/2009/03/31/text-is-forever-paper-books-are-not/
>

http://www.teleread.org/2009/03/31/text-is-forever-paper-books-are-not/

"On the Record" - A Forum on Electronic Media and the Preservation of
News <http://www.crl.edu/focus/0809WinOnTheRecord.asp?issID=47>

http://www.crl.edu/focus/0809WinOnTheRecord.asp?issID=47

World Newspaper Archives Update

http://www.crl.edu/focus/0809WinWNAUpdate.asp?issID=47

Government of Canada Provides Open Access to UFO X-Files

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/03/prweb2264574.htm

The Open Knowledge Definition

http://opendefinition.org/

Open Shakespeare

http://www.openshakespeare.org/

Public Domain Calculators

http://www.publicdomainworks.net/

Conference alerts:-

United Nations World Conference 2009

World Partnership Conference on Education for Sustainable Development.

"Moving into the Second Half of the UN Decade"

15-21 April, 2009, London, UK.

Contact email: conference2009 at un.org

Online EDUCA Berlin 2009

Global E-Learning Conference for the Corporate, Education and Public
Service Sectors

2-4 December 2009, Berlin, Germany

www.online-educa.com

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
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Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 10:22:41 +0200
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FYI,

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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Authors' Guide to UK funders' policies on Open Access

http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/libraryintelligencer/2009/03/30/authors-guid
e-to-uk-funders-policies-on-open-access/

Publishers allowing the deposition of their published version/PDF in
Institutional Repositories

http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/PDFandIR.html

Long-term preservation of Open Access Journals secured

http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=loadTempl&templ=090401

Scholarly Communication in Crisis?

http://www.wiu.edu/library/info/news/news_web.sphp?id=527

Dramatic Growth of Open Access. March 31, 2009

http://oalibrarian.blogspot.com/2009/03/dramatic-growth-of-open-access-m
arch-31.html

LIFE.com Launches Giving Consumers Access to the Largest Professional
Photography Collection Online

http://www.cameratown.com/news/news.cfm?id=7446

Munich Court Lifts Ban on Reprints of Nazi-era Newspapers

http://www.dw-world.de/popups/popup_printcontent/0,,4127110,00.html

Scholarly Internet Resources

http://infomine.ucr.edu/

OpenJournals Publishing

http://openjournals.net/

More on the New Delhi OA Conference

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/more-on-new-delhi-oa-conferen
ce.html

E-Learning:-

Distance Education And E-Learning - Past, Present, And Future
<http://www.reference-education.com/distance-education-and-e-learning-pa
st-present-and-future-3.html>

http://www.reference-education.com/distance-education-and-e-learning-pas
t-present-and-future-3.html

Plagiarism:-

Educational Tips on Plagiarism Prevention

http://www.plagiarism.org/learning_center/educational_tips.html

Plagiarism (Free Online Plagiarism Detection System)

http://www.plagiarismdetect.com

Plagiarism Guidelines

http://www.hps.cam.ac.uk/students/plagiarism.html

Intellectual Property and other Legal Matters:-

Reading Rights Coalition Urges Authors to Allow Everyone Access to
E-books

http://sev.prnewswire.com/books/20090330/DC9076330032009-1.html

Patent Databases: Publicly accessible and various other IP resources

http://www.iphandbook.org/handbook/resources_and_tools/Databases/

European Commission Plans ACTA Consultation Meeting

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MichaelGeistsBlog/~3/XbGzfylDW8s/

Reading Rights Coalition Urges Authors to Allow Everyone Access to
E-books

http://sev.prnewswire.com/books/20090330/DC9076330032009-1.html

Cornell Librarians Protest Bill Closing Access to NIH Research

http://cornellsun.com/section/news/content/2009/03/30/cornell-librarians
-protest-bill-closing-access-nih-research

Traditional Knowledge:-

Novel Preparations, or Ancient Knowledge?

http://blog.iphandbook.org/?p=149

Digital Workshop:-

International workshop on digital preservation:

Curating research: e-Merging Roles & Responsibilities in the European
Landscape

KB, The Hague, Netherlands, 17 April 2009

See: http://www.kb.nl/curatingresearch

Conference alerts:-

Computers, Freedom & Privacy Conference

1-4 June 2009, Washington DC

http://www.cfp2009.org/

The 20th ESCARBICA Conference

Documentary Heritage in the Digital Age:

Beauty and the Beast

1-3 July 2009 - Windhoek, Namibia

http://www.conferencelink.com.na/pages/258135595/esarbica/welcome.asp

1st International Conference on African Digital Libraries & Archives

1-3 July 2009, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia

See: http://www.uneca.org/icadla1/home.htm

Bridging the gap", the 5th International Evidence Based Library and
Information Practice (EBLIP5) Conference

29 June-3 July 2009 - Stockholm, Sweden

http://eblip5.kib.ki.se/

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Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
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Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 09:51:08 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2 Issues - 6 April 2009
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FYI,

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OA, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Time to Change Our Thinking: Dismantling the Silo Model of Digital
Scholarship

http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue58/nichols/

Special Issue of "Library Trends" on Institutional Repositories
<http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/03/30/special-issue-of
-library-trends-on-institutional-repositories/>

http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/03/30/special-issue-of-
library-trends-on-institutional-repositories/

ASIS&T Bulletin - Institutional Repositories: The Great Debate

http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2009/asist-bulletin-institutional-repos
itories-the-great-debate

A field guide to misunderstandings about open access

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/newsletter/04-02-09.htm#fieldguide

What the Digital Curation Centre can do for you

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/docs/publications/What_the_DCC_can_do_for_you.pdf

Conference Papers from JISC Conference (3 April 2009)

http://jisc.ac.uk/events/2009/03/jiscconference09/programme.aspx

Face facts: where Britannica ruled, Wikipedia has conquered

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/apr/05/digital-media-referenceandla
nguages

Global Edition of NY Times is now free online.

http://global.nytimes.com/

How to cite Twitter, how to cite tweets , how to archive tweets

http://gunther-eysenbach.blogspot.com/2009/04/how-to-cite-twitter-how-to
-cite-tweets.html

WebCite

http://www.webcitation.org/

Access and persons with sensory-disabilities:-

Stand up for Your Right to Read

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/04/right-to-read

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/We-Want-To-Read

Intellectual Property:-

Argentinean professor charged criminally for promoting access to
knowledge

http://www.waccglobal.org/component/content/article/1732:argentinean-pro
fessor-charged-criminally-for-promoting-access-to-knowledge.html?Itemid=
173

http://www.copysouth.org/

Murdoch Calls Google, Yahoo Copyright Thieves - Is He Right?

http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2009/04/murdoch-says-go.html

iPods, First Sale, President Obama, and the Queen of England
<http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/04/first-sale-president-obama-and-que
en-england>

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/04/first-sale-president-obama-and-quee
n-england

Does the Queen's IPod break the law?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/musicblog/2009/apr/03/queen-ipod-copyrig
ht

Google's Plan for Out-of-Print Books Is Challenged

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/04/technology/internet/04books.html?_r=1&
ref=technology

Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Bill 2008 (Australia)

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/ccwea/resaleroyalty/report/fullrep
ort.pdf

Open Learning Resources:-

JORUM Open Learning Resources

http://www.jorum.ac.uk/

What is online learning?

http://teacherswallet.com/teaching/teaching-online/what-is-online-learni
ng-online-learning-essentials

Conference alert:

5th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)
Moving to Multi-Scale Science: Managing Complexity and Diversity.
2 - 4 December 2009 - Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London, UK.

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
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Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 09:04:24 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues
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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Lessons learnt in Istanbul (eIFL conference)

http://library.duke.edu/blogs/scholcomm/category/open-access-and-institu
tional-repositories/

1000 archives participating in RePEc
<http://blog.repec.org/2009/03/10/1000-archives-participating-in-repec/>

http://blog.repec.org/2009/03/10/1000-archives-participating-in-repec/

Preserving digital photos: What not to do
<http://odin.rutgers.edu/page2pixel/?p=13>

http://odin.rutgers.edu/page2pixel/?p=13f

Give your book away - open letter to Alex Osterwalder

http://www.freemium.eu/uncategorized/give-book-open-letter-alex-osterwal
der/

Big victory for the public domain

http://library.duke.edu/blogs/scholcomm/2009/04/06/big-victory-for-the-p
ublic-domain/

Wikipedia's Old-Fashioned Revolution

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123897399273491031.html

Talks <http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks> : Larry Lessig: How
creativity is being strangled by the law

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/larry_lessig_says_the_law_is_strangli
ng_creativity.html

JOVE goes closed access

http://scienceblogs.com/commonknowledge/2009/04/jove_goes_closed_access.
php

Print journalism won't die

http://spectrum.buffalo.edu/article.php?id=40074

Kindle Readers Ignite Protest Over E-Book Prices

http://blog.wired.com/gadgets/2009/04/kindle-readers.html

Intellectual Property:-

Copywrong?

http://mscofino.edublogs.org/2009/04/05/copywrong/

The Office of U.S. Trade Representative Releases Summary on
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) Negotiations

http://www.ustr.gov/Document_Library/Press_Releases/2009/April/The_Offic
e_of_US_Trade_Representative_Releases_Summary_of_Anti-Counterfeiting_Tra
de_Agreement_(ACTA)_Negotiations.html

How Should 'Traditional Knowledge' be Safeguarded?

http://laltaika.blogspot.com/2009/04/how-should-traditional-knowledge-be
.html

E-Seminar:-

MPG/Max Planck Society eScience Seminar 2009

25-26 June 2009 - Rechenzentrum Garching, Germany

http://escience.mpg.de/thema092_en.html
<http://escience.mpg.de/thema092_en.html>

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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Wed Apr 8 08:38:26 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 08:38:26 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 April 2009
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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Creative Commons universal waiver - CC0 (CC Zero)

For those who want to permanently surrender their copyright & database
rights.

http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode

Signs of epistemic disruption: Transformations in the knowledge system
of the academic journal
<http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/
2309/2163> ,

https://www.lib.uwo.ca/blogs/digitalscholarly/2009/04/knowledge-syste.ht
ml

Open-access policy flourishes at NIH

http://www.nature.com/news/2009/090407/full/458690a.html

Photos and Video from the National Federation of The Blind's Kindle 2
Protest

http://i.gizmodo.com/5202554/photos-and-video-from-the-national-federati
on-of-the-blinds-kindle-2-protest

Intellectual Property:-

Copyright newsletter and blogs

http://copyrightlaws.com

President Obama Backs RIAA In Online File-Sharing Case

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/04/07/president-obama-backs-riaa-in-
online-file-sharing-case/

Open letter on p2p rights to European Parliament
<http://blog.p2pfoundation.net/open-letter-on-p2p-rights-to-european-par
liament/2009/04/07>

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net/open-letter-on-p2p-rights-to-european-parl
iament/2009/04/07

Digital Rights Agency for the UK?

http://www.ipo.gov.uk/digitalbritain.pdf

Commentary on the WIPO Study on Standards and Patents
<http://www.iqsensato.org/blog/2009/03/24/wipo-study-on-standards-and-pa
tents/>

http://www.iqsensato.org/blog/2009/03/24/wipo-study-on-standards-and-pat
ents/

Open Learning Resources:-

Kaine Announces Learning Initiative Through iTunes

http://www.whsv.com/news/headlines/42608802.html

Traditional Knowledge:-

The Guidelines for Incorporating Traditional Knowledge in Environmental
Impact Assessment

http://northernwaterways.com/news/?p=1190

Blogs about Traditional Knowledge

http://en.wordpress.com/tag/traditional-knowledge/

Conference alerts:

World Copyright Summit

New Frontiers for Creators in the Market Place

9-10 June 2009, Washington, DC, USA

http://www.copyrightsummit.com/

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The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
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Intellectual Property:-

Digital Rights Management and Access to Information: a developing
country's perspective

http://libres.curtin.edu.au/libres19n1/index.htm

Harvard opposes Conyers' anti-open access bill

http://freegovinfo.info/node/2531

Obama administration releases summary of copyright treaty

http://www.librarystuff.net/2009/04/07/obama-administration-releases-sum
mary-of-copyright-treaty/

Copyright Handbooks:-

Introducing Copyright - a plain language guide to copyright in the 21st
century (COL)

http://www.col.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/Introducing_Copyright_online_
edition.pdf

eIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues

http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/services/eifl-ip/issues/eifl-handbook-o
n

Plagiarism resources:-

Libworm Feeds

http://www.libworm.com/rss/search.php?qu=academic+plagiarism&r=Any

Responding to Possible Plagiarism

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/323/5919/1293

Copyright laws are easily broken... hang on, that book looks familiar
(plagiarism)

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode
=405836&c=1

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Implementing Information Literacy in Higher Education: A Perspective on
the Roles of Librarians and Disciplinary Faculty

http://libres.curtin.edu.au/libres19n1/index.htm

Heerd Open Database

http://heerd.open.ac.uk/

Crossref - research content

http://www.crossref.org/

List of Digital Library Projects

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_digital_library_projects

Library Consortia in China

http://libres.curtin.edu.au/libres19n1/index.htm

Web authoring tools

http://www.cyberbee.com/webauthoring_sites.htm

Library stuff website

http://www.librarystuff.net/about/

Conference alerts:

http://cedar.humanities.curtin.edu.au/libres/conferences.cfm

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
+and+Related+Issues.htm

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From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 13:02:16 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 April 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise
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Intellectual Property:-

New! Draft Regulations to the IPR from Public Financed Research Act
(South Africa)

http://www.pmg.org.za/files/gazettes/090409propertyrightsregs.pdf
<http://www.pmg.org.za/files/gazettes/090409propertyrightsregs.pdf>

(Submissions to be made to the Dept. of Science & Technology by 8 May
2009).

Draft Regulations to the IPR from Public Financed Research Act (SA) -
Are they Constitutional?

http://aliquidnovi.org/?p=281

Legally Speaking: The Dead Souls of the Google Booksearch Settlement
<http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/04/legally-speaking-the-dead-soul.html>

http://radar.oreilly.com/2009/04/legally-speaking-the-dead-soul.html

The Google Settlement - Implications for Libraries and others?

Peter Brantley on the Google Books Settlement

http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/04/10/peter-brantley-google-books/

The ACTA Threat to the Future of the WIPO

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/04/14/the-acta-threat-to-the-future-
of-wipo/

ACTA Revealed - The Danger Signs become Clearer

http://www.iqsensato.org/blog/2009/04/12/acta-revelead-the-danger-signs-
become-clearer/

ACTA authors want content owners to set damage awards
<http://www.afterdawn.com/news/archive/17626.cfm>

http://www.afterdawn.com/news/archive/17626.cfm

Swedish File-Sharers Convicted

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/18/technology/internet/18iht-copy.html?pa
gewanted=1&_r=1&ref=global-home

Good Ship Pirate Bay Sunk?

http://kennedy121.wordpress.com/2009/04/18/good-ship-pirate-bay-sunk/

DRM is Dead, Long Live Content

http://www.bashbosh.com/twelve-web-learning-resources-applications/

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Open Access; Promises and Challenges of Scholarship in the Digital Age

http://www.academicmatters.ca/AcademicMatters_printable_article.aspx?cat
alog_item_id=2477

Newspaper Archives

http://library.gameology.org/2009/04/19/newspaper-archives/

Transforming Scholarly Communication

http://www.library.cornell.edu/scholarlycomm/

Future of Digital Scholarship

http://aims.muohio.edu/?p=2124

Exploring new frontiers of electronic publishing in biomedical science

http://smj.sma.org.sg/5003/5003des1.pdf

When Archive Digitization Goes Wrong

http://muninn.net/blog/2009/04/when-archive-digitization-goes-wrong.html

Open Learning Resources:-

12 Web Learning Resources and Applications

http://www.bashbosh.com/twelve-web-learning-resources-applications/

Digital Workshops:

London - 27 April to 1 May 2009

http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures/index.html

Libraries and Copyright in the Digital Age

29 July 2009 - Online Webcast, USA

https://www.academicimpressions.com/web_conferences/0709-libraries.php

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
+and+Related+Issues.htm

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From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 14:36:15 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K issues - 21 April 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:

University Publishing in a Digital Age

http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2009/04/university-publishing-in-digit
al-age.html

Journals: The Cost of Free Access

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/04/update-on-oa-discussion-at-u-
of.html

New digital library to display world on a website

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/apr/09/world-digital-library

The World Blind Union, Amazon and the Author's Guild - more from the
eIFL conference
<http://library.duke.edu/blogs/scholcomm/2009/04/09/world-blind-union/>

http://library.duke.edu/blogs/scholcomm/2009/04/09/world-blind-union/

Two new webcasts about Scholarly Publishing/Open Access

http://www.resourceshelf.com/2009/04/08/two-new-webcasts-about-scholarly
-publishingopen-acccess/

Open Learning Resources:

Study Guides and Strategies

http://www.studygs.net/

Intellectual Property:

CIPRO Guides on Non-Traditional Marks

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2009/04/cipro-guidelines-on-non-traditional.
html

Farmers, Politicians, Free Software Fans Demonstrate Against Patents

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/?p=2838

IP Private Sector Tests Relevance Of International Policy Organisations

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/04/20/ip-private-sector-tests-releva
nce-of-international-policy-organisations/

Designer Threatened With Copyright Infringement Claims... On His Own
Work

http://the-informer.info/2009/04/technology-news-reviews/designer-threat
ened-with-copyright-infringement-claims-on-his-own-work/d

FIFA win case against SA pub

http://www.sport24.co.za/Content/Soccer/WorldCup/383/7c9e18655ae4400187f
f440ade85b65e/01-01-0001%2012-01/FIFA_win_case_against_SA_pub

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
+and+Related+Issues.htm

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From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 08:37:01 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 April 2009
(World Book and Copyright Day)
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Librarians highlight the importance of Users' Rights on World Book and Copyright Day:

Press release:
http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/news/press-area/2009-04-23 <https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.eifl.net/c...

Statement:
http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/docs/ip_docs/world-book-copyright-day <http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/docs/ip_docs/world-book-copyright-day>

Also see:
eIFL handbook on Copyright and Related Issues:
http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/services/eifl-ip/issues/eifl-handbook-on <http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/services/eifl-ip/issues/eifl-handbook-on>

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
Tel. No. + 27 11 717-1929
Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
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