Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 March 2009

<p>From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Tue Mar 3 11:04:42 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 11:04:42 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards,

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

South Centre Intellectual Property Quarterly Update

http://www.southcentre.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&se
ctionid=8&id=50&Itemid=102

French Legislature Puts Finishing Touches On Ambitious File-Sharing Law

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/?p=1988

Copyright term (UK)

http://www.cippm.org.uk/copyright_term.html

Net Neutrality, Copyright Spoiling for a Fight

http://www.internetnews.com/infra/article.php/3807766/Net+Neutrality+Cop
yright+Spoiling+for+a+Fight.htm

Can Copyright Evolve With The Internet?
<http://scienceblogs.com/authority/2009/03/can_copyright_evolve_with_the
.php>

http://scienceblogs.com/authority/2009/03/can_copyright_evolve_with_the.
php

Publisher money behind the Conyers bill
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/publisher-money-behind-conye
rs-bill.html> (USA)

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009_03_01_fosblogarchive.html

Copyrights

http://www.surffoundation.nl/smartsite.dws?fs=&bw=&ch=eng&id=13036

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

South Africa: Top Science Journals to Go Open Access

http://allafrica.com/stories/200903030029.html

Open access papers used more in developing world

http://www.scidev.net/en/news/open-access-papers-used-more-in-developing
-world.html

Notes on repositories workshop
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/notes-on-repositories-worksh
op.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/notes-on-repositories-worksho
p.html

Creative Commons on White House Website

http://www.whitehouse.gov/copyright/

Surf: 2009 is Open Access Year!

http://www.surffoundation.nl/smartsite.dws?ch=ENG&id=14135

http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/services/eifl-oa/oa-news/2009_02_26_sur
f-2009-open-access

The Case for and against Creative Commons

http://www.techradar.com/news/internet/web/the-case-for-and-against-crea
tive-commons-527697

Podiabooks - Free serialized audio books, delivered on your schedule. e
serialized audio books, delivered on your schedule.

http://podiobooks.com/

RSS fees, Podcasts, etc.

http://www.odiogo.com/faq_definitions.php

Legal Guide for Bloggers (USA)

http://www.eff.org/issues/bloggers/legal

IFLA Journal

http://www.ifla.org/V/iflaj/index.htm

Open Educational Resources (OER) Commons

http://www.oercommons.org/

Launching the Nairobi Seminars on Development Research

http://www.iqsensato.org/

Conference alerts: Call for papers:

World Library & Information Congress: 75th IFLA General Conference

and Assembly - "Libraries create futures: Building on cultural heritage"

23-27 August 2009 - Milan, Italy

http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla75/index.htm

IFLA : ATINA Session, Milan, August 2009

ATINA session theme: "From the classical community of knowledge to A2K :
the commonwealth of information in Africa"

Four papers are sought in the following subject areas:

1. Historical influence in North Africa of Alexandria's
library and other classical Greek and Roman libraries down into the
Muslim Middle Ages.

2. Colonial knowledge pathways back to the European
capitals and how to use them to recover the history of African knowledge
in the early 20th century.

3 & 4. The African Copyright and Access to Knowledge (ACA2K)
project : regional or country reports (www.aca2k.org)

Proposals should be submitted by e-mail by 16 March 2009 to Francis T.
Kirkwood, Convenor, ATINA/RAIA, at kirkwf at parl.gc.ca

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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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Tue Mar 3 11:42:36 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 11:42:36 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - Please ignore email
dated 26 February 2009 (duplicate)
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Good day,

I apologise for sending out the email dated 26 February 2009 today. It
should have been deleted as the correct version was sent out to you on
27 February 2009.

Thanks

Denise Nicholson

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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Wed Mar 4 10:42:53 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 10:42:53 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 March 2009.
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Author's Rights

http://library.case.edu/ksl/copyright/addendum.html

http://www.arl.org/sparc/author/addendum.shtml

http://scholars.sciencecommons.org/

Radio Berkman: Open Accessories

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman/2009/03/03/radio-berkman-open-
accessories/

Signs that Social Scholarship is catching on in the Humanities

http://digitalscholarship.wordpress.com/2008/03/11/signs-that-social-sch
olarship-is-catching-on-in-the-humanities

Digital Humanities in 2008, II: Scholarly Communication & Open Access
<http://digitalscholarship.wordpress.com/2009/02/24/digital-humanities-i
n-2008-ii-scholarly-communication-open-access/>

http://digitalscholarship.wordpress.com/2009/02/24/digital-humanities-in
-2008-ii-scholarly-communication-open-access

Lawrence Lessig on Open Access, Copyright and the nasty Conyers bill
<http://scienceblogs.com/clock/2009/03/lawrence_lessig_on_open_access.ph
p>

http://scienceblogs.com/clock/2009/03/lawrence_lessig_on_open_access.php

Intellectual property:-

African Copyright & Access to Knowledge project (ACA2K)

www.aca2k.org and Blog -
http://www.aca2k.org/index.php?option=com_idoblog&view=idoblog&Itemid=73
&lang=en

Who owns the Haka?

http://reason.com/blog/show/132005.html

Kindles and "creative machines" blur boundaries of copyright

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/02/kindles-and-creative-mac
hines-blur-boundaries-of-copyright.ars

Library matters:-

International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA)
Newsletter

To subscribe: http://www.ifla.org/II/iflalist.htm#IFLA-L

Wits new Knowledge and Information Management Webpage

http://kim.wits.ac.za

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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Thu Mar 5 10:06:08 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 10:06:08 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 March 2009
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Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and
Development Act 51 of 2008) (South Africa) (Commentaries)

http://blog.sabinet.co.za/2009/01/21/intellectual-property-rights-from-p
ublicly-financed-research-and-development-act-51-of-2008

http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp2_1010_Intellectual%20Pr
operty

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=97
8&Itemid=366

http://aliquidnovi.org/?p=172

Copyright and Copyleft in Publications

http://www.dailycal.org/article/104383/copyright_and_copyleft_in_publica
tions

India Patents Yoga Poses From Western Thefts

http://living.oneindia.in/yoga-spirituality/yoga/2009/yoga-poses-theft-p
atent-western-countries-230209.html\
<http://living.oneindia.in/yoga-spirituality/yoga/2009/yoga-poses-theft-
patent-western-countries-230209.html/>

Indian Government moves to protect its culture

http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2008/s2498718.htm

Higher Education matters:-

Towards a Common Future: Higher Education in the SADC Region

http://www.sarua.org/?q=content/towards-common-future

Mainstreaming Higher Education in National and Regional Development in
Southern Africa

http://www.sarua.org/?q=content/mainstreaming-higher-education-national-
and-regional-development-southern-africa

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Opening Access to Knowledge in Southern African Universities

http://www.sarua.org/?q=content/opening-access-knowledge-southern-africa
n-universities

Open Science: Good for Research and Researchers [Bora Zivkovic's
Presentation at Columbia]

http://scienceblogs.com/seed/2009/02/bora_zivkovics_presentation_at.php

WorldWide Science Alliance

http://worldwidescience.org/alliancemembers.html

(South African member organization: CSIR - http://www.csir.co.za/)

Web Accessibility Initiative

http://www.w3.org/WAI/

Welsh Repository Network launched

http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/02/23/welsh-repository-
network-launched

Durham Statement on Open Access to Legal Scholarship
<http://chrisbourg.wordpress.com/2009/02/26/durham-statement-on-open-acc
ess-to-legal-scholarship/>

http://chrisbourg.wordpress.com/2009/02/26/durham-statement-on-open-acce
ss-to-legal-scholarship/

Library matters:-

Archiving Web Resources

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resource/curation-manual/chapters/archiving-web-res
ources/

Google reinvents the Library

http://media.www.mcgilltribune.com/media/storage/paper234/news/2009/03/0
4/Features/Google.Reinvents.The.Library-3658298.shtml

WorldCat.org now available for mobile phones

http://www.oclc.org/news/announcements/announcement319.htm

Librarian Group Calls for Ending Publication of Law Reviews in Print
Format

http://www.slaw.ca/2009/02/24/law-librarian-group-calls-for-ending-publi
cation-of-law-reviews-in-print-format/

Open Learning Resources/Open Courseware:-

Commonwealth of Learning

http://www.col.org/resources/publications/crsMaterials/

http://www.col.org/resources/knowServices/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.col.org/resources/knowServices/copyright/Pages/default.aspx

The UMass Boston OpenCourseWare

http://ocw.umb.edu/

Korea University OpenCourseWare <http://ocw.korea.edu/ocw>

http://ocw.korea.edu/ocw

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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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Fri Mar 6 15:16:21 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 15:16:21 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

Concerns Continue Over Generics Drug Seizures As Legality Debates Begin

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/03/05/concerns-continue-over-generic
s-drug-seizures-as-legality-debates-begin/

Copyright in Photography.

http://www.photographywebsite.co.uk/copyright-in-photography-c494.html

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Open Access Week Declared - 19-23 October 2009

http://www.openaccessweek.org/

Upping access to open access

http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/55489/

A National Research Data Service for the UK?
http://efoundations.typepad.com/efoundations/2009/03/a-national-research
-data-service-for-the-uk.html

UbuntuNet for research and education networking

http://www.ubuntunet.net/

Academic libraries foster key skills in next generation

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2008812914_opinc05librarie
s.html

Does Accessibility Present Copyright Issues:

http://blog.worldcampus.psu.edu/index.php/2009/01/29/copyright-issues-ac
cessibility

Digitization issues:-

Digital Futures Academy: from digitization to delivery

London, UK: 27th April - 1st May 2009

Information: http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures/

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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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Mon Mar 9 13:24:46 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 13:24:46 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise
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Intellectual Property:-

Masters Degree in Intellectual Property (MIP) (WIPO Academy, ARIPO and
Africa University)

http://www.wipo.int/academy/en/teaching/teaching_research/africau_aripo.
html

Copyright Watch (eIFL)

http://www.eifl.net/cps/sections/services/eifl-ip/ip-news/copyright-watc
h-an

Copyright Portal

http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
+and+Related+Issues.htm

Copyright Challenge for Sites That Excerpt

http://4sustainability.blogspot.com/search/label/copyright

Challenging copyright

http://news-info.wustl.edu/tips/page/normal/13656.html

http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/showArticle.jhtml?articleID
=201805939

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/10/07/opinion/edsmiers.php

http://musicalsuspects.blogspot.com/2009/03/down-with-copyright-laws.htm
l

Uganda's Counterfeit legislation under scrutiny

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2009_03_01_archive.html

Open Access:-

Update on evolving OA mandate at Harvard Medical School (USA)

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/update-on-evolving-oa-mandate
-at.html

Mandating
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/mandating-green-oa-before-fu
nding-gold.html> Green OA before funding Gold OA

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/mandating-green-oa-before-fun
ding-gold.html

An OA mandate for the University of Edinburgh
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/oa-mandate-for-u-of-edinburg
h.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/oa-mandate-for-u-of-edinburgh
.htm

Publishers struggle to cope with open-access tide

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode
=405639&c=1

Conference alerts:-

IST-Africa 2009 Conference & Exhibitoin

6-8 May, 2009, Kampala, Uganda

http://www.ist-africa.org/conference2009/

4th pan-African Conference on ICT for Development, Education and
Training

May 27 - 29, Dakar, Senegal.

www.eLearning-Africa.com

Knowledge Management Conference 2009

24-26 June 2009

Kampala, Uganda

http://isfea.net/conferences/knowledge-management-conference-2009-abstra
ct-submission.htm

5th International Conference on Social and Organizational Informatics
and Cybernetics: SOIC 2009

July 10th-13th, 2009 - Orlando, Florida, USA.

http://www.ICTconfer.org/soic)

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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Tue Mar 10 10:04:43 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:04:43 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

Are IPRs a barrier to the transfer of climate change technology?

http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2009/february/tradoc_142371.pdf

A Tale of Two Development Agendas

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1349967

Inside Views: Administrative Patent Validity Determinations If The
Proposed US Patent Reform Act Of 2009 Passes
http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/?p=2232

WIPO - New Record for International Trademark Registrations in 2008 but
Signs of Slowdown at Year End
http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2009/article_0004.html

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:-

Financial viability of open access
<http://publishingarchaeology.blogspot.com/2009/03/financial-viability-o
f-open-access.html>

http://publishingarchaeology.blogspot.com/2009/03/financial-viability-of
-open-access.html

Wellcome gets tough on Open Access depositions

http://wwmm.ch.cam.ac.uk/blogs/murrayrust/?p=1184

CARL and SPARC encourage Canadian authors to self-archive
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/carl-and-sparc-encourage-can
adian.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/carl-and-sparc-encourage-cana
dian.html

Greater Reach for your Research: Resources for Authors

http://www.carl-abrc.ca/projects/author/author-e.html

http://www.carl-abrc.ca/projects/author/sparc_repositories.pdf

Project Name: Open Access Repository System for Forced Migration Online
(OARS)

http://rrtsynthesis.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/project-oars/

African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development
(AJFAND)(Open Access)
http://www.ajfand.net

100 Free Lecturers that will make you a Better Writer

http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2009/03/100-free-lectures-that-wi
ll-make-you-a-better-writer/

Open Learning Resources:-

The Learning Page

http://memory.loc.gov/learn/

Free Learning Resources

www.merlot.org

OpenLearn (Open University, UK)

http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/

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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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Fri Mar 13 11:49:57 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 11:49:57 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 March 2009
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FYI,

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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

How long should institutional repository items be preserved?

http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/03/10/how-long-should-i
nstitutional-repository-items-be-preserved-chris-rusbridge-discusses-res
ults-of-informal-surveys/

What role for higher education in development?

http://www.scidev.net/en/science-and-innovation-policy/aid-for-higher-ed
ucation/editorials/what-role-for-higher-education-in-development-.html

South African National Broadband Forum

http://www.apc.org/en/node/8106

What you can do to promote Open Access

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/do.htm

Foundation for Chiropractic Education and Research (FCER)'s DCConsult
Web Site now open access

http://www.chiroeco.com/chiropractic/news/7574/52/FCERs-DCConsult-Web-Si
te-now-open-access

Kigali Declaration on the Development of an Equitable Information
Society in Africa

http://info-society.apkn.org/declaration/final-declaration

Science Dissemination Using Open Access Table of Contents

http://ahabloging.com/2009/03/science-dissemination-using-open-access-ta
ble-of-contents-13.html

Open Singapore Newspapers

http://newspapers.nl.sg/

Digital Preservation Roadshows 2009 -10

http://www.archives.org.uk/careerdevelopment/digitalpreservationroadshow
s200910.html

Intellectual Property:-

Lamy Restarts Informal WTO Process On Proposals On IP And Biodiversity,
GI Extension

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/03/12/lamy-restarts-informal-wto-pro
cess-on-proposals-on-ip-and-biodiversity-gi-extension/

Access to documents: The European parliament demands more transparency

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/expert/infopress_page/019-51409-068-0
3-11-902-20090310IPR51408-09-03-2009-2009-false/default_en.htm

Obama Administration rules texts of new IPR agreement are state secrets
(James Love)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-love/obama-administration-rule_b_174
450.html

Obama White House: Copyright treaty is a 'national security' secret

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

ICANN To IP Experts: Come Back With A Solution For Internet Trademark
Protection

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/?p=2258

2009 Special 301 Report (USA)

http://www.iipa.com/2009_SPEC301_TOC.htm

Conference alerts:-

10th International Conference

LIDA - Libraries in the Digital Age

May 25-30, 2009, Dubrovnik and Zadar, Croatia

See: http://www.ffos.hr/lida/

Museums and the Web 2009

International conference for culture and heritage on-line

April 15-18, 2009

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

http://www.archimuse.com/mw2009/

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
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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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Mon Mar 16 11:06:48 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 11:06:48 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2k Issues - 16 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

Cybersquatting hits record high

http://www.news24.com/News24/Technology/News/0,,2-13-1443_2485954,00.htm
l

Mash-up doc argues that creativity begins where copyright ends

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20090314.ARIP14/TPStory
/TPEntertainment/Television/

Library Matters:-

ACRL 2009 Strategic Thinking Guide for

Academic Librarians in the New Economy

http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/issues/future/acrlguide09.pdf

Open Learning Resources:-

Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance learning

http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g909097565~db=all

Open Access, A2k and Scholarly Communication:-

Key Indian Research goes open access

http://www.scidev.net/en/news/key-indian-research-organisation-goes-open
-access.html

Knowledge and the Public Good-Some Suggested Reading

http://southjerusalem.com/2009/03/knowledge-and-the-public-good-some-sug
gested-reading/

Community Based Research Canada

http://communityresearchcanada.ca/

Scaling to Global OA: Parallel Local Green/Gold Is OK, But Gold Alone
First, No Way
<http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/549-Scaling-to-Global
-OA-Parallel-Local-GreenGold-Is-OK,-But-Gold-Alone-First,-No-Way.html>

http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/549-Scaling-to-Global-
OA-Parallel-Local-GreenGold-Is-OK,-But-Gold-Alone-First,-No-Way.html

Newspapers:-

Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archive Now Available Online

http://www.emediawire.com/releases/freepress/newspaperarchive/prweb22290
94.htm

http://archives.winnipegfreepress.com/

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable

http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2009/03/newspapers-and-thinking-the-unthink
able/

Conference Alert:-

The 3rd International Multi-Conference on Society , Cybernetics And
Informatics: IMSCI 2009

July 10th-13th, 2009 - Orlando, Florida, USA

http://www.ICTconfer.org/imsci

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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Wed Mar 18 12:43:29 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 12:43:29 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 March 2009
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FYI,

Regards

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Intellectual Property:-

Criticism of New Zealand's Copyright Reforms Continue

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3755/196/

Martin Luther King Estate strikes deal with music publisher

http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/shared-gen/ap/Finance_General/King_Publ
ishing_Deal.html?cxntlid=inform_artr

WIPO's Misleading Release

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/MichaelGeistsBlog/~3/9b-m7xy13uM/

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Scholarly Communication: Do something no one has imagined: The 2008
SPARC Digital Repositories meeting

http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/publications/crlnews/2009/mar/spa
rcdigitalrepositmtg.cfm

More from the SPARC Digital Repositories meeting
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/more-from-sparc-digital-repo
sitories.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/more-from-sparc-digital-repos
itories.html

Publishing Research Consortium Projects

http://www.publishingresearch.org.uk/author_rights.htm

CAIRSS - (CAUL Australian Institutional Repository Support Service)

http://www.caul.edu.au/cairss/

Google Books Search: What is Good for Google is Good for the USA

http://exacteditions.blogspot.com/2009/03/google-books-search-what-is-go
od-for.html

AAU holds seminar to improve access to African scholarly works

http://www.ghananewsagency.org/s_social/r_5331/

Publishing Research Commons (PRC) report confirms majority publisher
support for green OA
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/prc-report-confirms-majority
-publisher.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/prc-report-confirms-majority-
publisher.html

Why Not Publish Data?

http://www.gavinbaker.com/2009/03/16/why-not-publish-data/

Access to Old Information

http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb/blog/2009-03/2009-03-08.html

Rare Book & Manuscript Library

http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/rbml/index.html

Map of Knowledge

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/16/science/16visuals.html?_r=1

Creative Commons Licences;

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/Home/publications/publications/bpcreativecommons.a
spx

Who should own the rights to Yoga?

http://drishtiyoga.com/blog/?p=238

OpenCourseWare (MIT)

http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/web/courses/courses/index.htm

Open Access: Whom Would You Back?

http://www.richardpoynder.co.uk/Whom_Would_You_Back.pdf

Open Text Books

http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/openTextbook.php

Open Learn (Open University, UK)

http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/home.php

Plagiarism:-

Fair Share Detects Content Plagiarism via RSS Feeds

http://www.labnol.org/internet/detect-rss-feed-plagiarism/7876/

http://www.fairshare.cc/fairshare/

Conference alerts:-

Libraries and Copyright in the Digital Age : Online Webcast

29 July 2009

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

10th IEEM Intellectual Property Seminar

25-26 June 2009

Macau, Macua

www.ieem.org.mo/index2.html

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The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Wed Mar 18 13:46:46 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 13:46:46 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 March 2009
(PART 2)
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Hi,

I will be at a conference for the next 2 days so am sending 2 emails on
this Service today. This is part 2.

Regards

Denise

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Libraries and Access to Information Issues:-

The IFLA/FAIFE World Report 2009

http://www.ifla.org/faife/report/intro.htm

http://www.ifla.org/faife/report/WorldReport-pr-2007.htm

A meeting in Nigeria to promote IFAP activities

http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=28442&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_S
ECTION=201.html

Intellectual Property:-

The Global Debate on the Enforcement of

Intellectual Property Rights and Developing Countries

http://ictsd.net/downloads/2009/03/fink-correa-web.pdf

Conference Alerts:-

Call for Papers for: AISA: Scholarly Publishing in Africa -
Opportunities and Impediments

28-29 May 2009 - Venue to be confirmed (South Africa)

http://www.ngopulse.org/event/aisa-scholarly-publishing-africa-opportuni
ties-and-impediments

SA National Broadband Forum

24 March 2009 - Johannesburg, South Africa

http://www.apc.org/en/events/africa/south-african-national-broadband-for
um

Fordham Intellectual Property Law Institute

Seventeenth Annual Conference

15-16 April, 2009, Cambridge University, USA

http://www.fordhamipinstitute.com/ip_conference/2009_program.html

The future of intellectual property - Creativity and innovation in the
digital era

23-24 April 2009 - Goethe Institute in Brussels, Belguim

http://www.intellectualproperty-conference.eu/%20

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Copyright Services Librarian,
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
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Fax No. + 27 11 717-1946
http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/Services/COPYRIGHT.htm
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Mon Mar 23 14:42:09 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:42:09 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 March 2009 (PART
1)
Message-ID: <D1E4F8FEF09E574085C281B4EF6BA4F1FA939F@GAIA.ds.wits.ac.za>

FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property and Legal Issues:-

DRM Thwarts Gordon Brown's Effort to Enjoy Gift from Barack Obama

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/03/20/drm-thwarts-gordan-browns-effo
rts-to-enjoy-gift-from-barack-obama/

Tell me Lies (Copyright issues)

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3763/125/

Obama Administration Denies Request to Release ACTA Docs

http://ictsd.net/i/news/bridgesweekly/43452/

Pressure for ACTA Transparency Builds

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3769/196/

Libworm beta : Copyright feeds

http://www.libworm.com/rss/search.php?qu=copyright+%22intellectual+prope
rty%22+piracy&t=Copyright&r=Any&o=d&f=c

New York Times sends legal threats to blogs

http://www.boingboing.net/2009/03/19/new-york-times-sends.html

Obama trade officials promise thorough review of transparency policies

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

Conference alerts:

The First AU Pan-African Conference on Curriculum, Literacy and Book
Sector Development:

Rebuilding Education in Africa,

24th to 27th March 2009, Dar Es Salaam.

For information: www.nabotu.or.ug <http://www.nabotu.or.ug/> or email:
Charles Batambuze at batambuze_charles at hotmail.com

Open Access to Science Publications--Policy Perspective, Opportunities
and Challenges

24 March 2009 - India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003

http://www.cis-india.org/events/oasp

Scholarly Communication in the Age of the Commons

Mar 26, 2009 - National Aerospace Laboratories, Airport Road, Bangalore,
India

http://www.cis-india.org/events/scholarly-communication-in-the-age-of-th
e-commons

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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Mon Mar 23 14:59:36 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:59:36 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 March 2009
(PART 2)
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FYI.

Regards

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E-Learning and Open Learning Resources:-

E-Learning and Higher Education

http://www3.griffith.edu.au/03/ltn/docs/E-Learning_in_Higher_Education.d
oc

Education World

http://www.educationworld.com/

Academia must divest from Intellectual Apartheid

http://www.academicevolution.com/2009/03/intellectual-apartheid.html

E-Learning made easy

http://www.bridgewaterlearning.co.za/?gclid=CNWpxO77tpkCFQoMDQodJDXL6A

GPeerReview - changing the reviewing game?

http://corpblawg.ynada.com/2009/03/20/gpeerreview-changing-the-reviewing
-game

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning
<http://umanitoba.ca/learning_technologies/cetl/HETL.pdf>

http://zzzoot.blogspot.com/2009/03/open-source-education-resource-oer.ht
ml

Ideas for e-Learning

http://www.lexdis.org/

Open Educational Resources and Libraries

http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/nbReader.asp?ArticleId=52855

Openeya - Webcasting of Traditional Chalkboard Lectures

http://www.openeya.org/ <http://www.openeya.org/>

25 Tools every Learning Professional should have in their Toolbox
(free)

http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/25Tools/index.html

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2008
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/top100.html
<http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/top100.html>

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/socialmedia/edunetworks.html

E-Books - some developments

http://www.bettshow.com/page.cfm/action=Archive/ArchiveID=6/EntryID=521

Sony Stocks Its Shelves With Google E-Books

http://www.informationweek.com/news/hardware/handheld/showArticle.jhtml?
articleID=215901307&subSection=News

Schoolzone - educational intelligence

http://www.schoolzone.co.uk/

30 Websites with Free ESL Teaching Resources
<http://myeslcorner.blogspot.com/2009/03/30-websites-with-free-esl-teach
ing.html>

http://myeslcorner.blogspot.com/2009/03/30-websites-with-free-esl-teachi
ng.html

Open Educational Resources Africa

http://www.tonybates.ca/2009/03/17/open-educational-resources-africa/

Open Source Educational Resource (OER) Books and Resources

http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/nbReader.asp?ArticleId=52855

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Open source IT Policy - Impact on the society

http://sachindabir.wordpress.com/2009/03/22/opensource-and-impact-on-the
-society/

Open Access for scholarly publication required by MIT

http://let.blog.nitle.org/2009/03/20/open-access-for-scholarly-publicati
on-required-by-mit/

More on the MIT policy

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/more-on-mit-policy.html

JISC briefing paper on CC licenses

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/03/jisc-briefing-paper-on-cc-lic
enses.html

Plagiarism:-

Scandal of Oxford University students making thousands of pounds by
selling work on the internet 'for others to copy'
<http://kmwmtd.racersbid.com/2009/03/22/scandal-of-oxford-university-stu
dents-making-thousands-of-pounds-by-selling-work-on-the-internet-for-oth
ers-to-copy/>

http://kmwmtd.racersbid.com/2009/03/22/scandal-of-oxford-university-stud
ents-making-thousands-of-pounds-by-selling-work-on-the-internet-for-othe
rs-to-copy/
<http://kmwmtd.racersbid.com/2009/03/22/scandal-of-oxford-university-stu
dents-making-thousands-of-pounds-by-selling-work-on-the-internet-for-oth
ers-to-copy/>

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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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Mon Mar 23 15:10:54 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 15:10:54 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 March 2009 (PART
3)
Message-ID: <D1E4F8FEF09E574085C281B4EF6BA4F1FA9424@GAIA.ds.wits.ac.za>

FYI,

Regards

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Access to Knowledge for Persons with Disabilities:-

Access to Libraries for Disabled Persons Checklist: a practical tool

www.ifla.org/IV/ifla71/papers/113e-Nielsen_Irval.pdf
<http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla71/papers/113e-Nielsen_Irval.pdf>

WIPO Study on Copyright Limitations and Exceptions for the Visually
Impaired

www.wipo.int/meetings/en/doc_details.jsp?doc_id=75696
<http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/doc_details.jsp?doc_id=75696>

WBU Proposal for a Treaty for Blind, Visually Impaired and other Reading
Disabled Persons

http://www.keionline.org/content/view/206/

Who should benefit from the WIPO Treaty for Reading Disabled Persons?

https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.keionline.
org/blogs/2009/03/20/who-benefits/

Disability groups demand full return of Kindles' text-to-speech

http://www.techflash.com/Disability_groups_demand_full_return_of_Kindles
_text-to-speech_41583262.html

Creating accessible e-learning resources for disabled

http://www.teachability.strath.ac.uk/chapter_7/creatingelearning7a.html

Digital learning - websites

http://xpatasia.edublogs.org/2009/03/22/websites-i-tagged-recently-weekl
y-12/

Useful websites for assistive technologies:-

http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/

http://www.dmoz.org/Society/Disabled/Assistive_Technology/

http://www.synote.org/synote/guide.pdf

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

http://kim.wits.ac.za <http://kim.wits.ac.za/>

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