Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 February 2009

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Hello Everyone and Welcome to my new Information Service "Copyright &
A2K Issues".

To give people time to subscribe to the new list, I will only start
sending out references from Monday 9th February 2009.

However, many have subscribed already so here are some conference alerts
and new books for interest.

Regards

Denise Nicholson

Conferences:

Intellectual Property Conferences 2009 :-

http://www.fordhamipinstitute.com/ip_conference/index1.html

http://www.ipmenu.com/conferences.asp

http://www.americanconference.com/Intellectual_Property.htm

http://www.ipr-forum.com/index.php

Syncom Business Intelligence Intellectual Property Conference

22-23 April 2009

Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

For <http://www.syncombi.co.za> information, contact Precious Moyo at:
precious at syncombi.co.za <mailto:precious at syncombi.co.za>

A Race Against Time: preserving our Audiovisual Media

2-3 March 2009

Presented by Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts

Cosponsored & hosted by the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at
Austin, TX

http://www.ccaha.org/education/program-calendar

ProLISSA conference

4-6 March 2009

University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria.

http://www.unisa.ac.za/default.asp?Cmd=ViewContent&ContentID=21549

Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information

Education and Practice - Preparing Information Professionals for
International Collaboration

6-8 March 2009

University of Tsukuba, Japan

http://a-liep.kc.tsukuba.ac.jp/index.html

Gaelic Conference on Disability in Higher Education: The Road we have
travelled

19-20 March 2009

University of Johannesburg, School of Tourism & Hospitality,

Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

http://www.fotim.ac.za/fotim_conferences/disability2009/index.html

The Ohio ETD Association (OETDA) annual conference

2-3 April, 2009.

Hosted by the Ohio State University

Venue: Holiday Inn on the Lane, Columbus, Ohio.

http://www.oetda.org/meetings/

Second International Symposium on Academic Globalization:

AG 2009 July 10th - 13th, 2009

Orlando, Florida, USA

http://www.ICTconfer.org/ag

New Books:

"The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind" (James Boyle)

http://www.thepublicdomain.org/download/ (free to download)

"Global Information Inequalities: Bridging the information gap"

and "The Politics of Libraries and Librarianship: challenges and
realities"

(the foreword of this book is the keynote address given by Judge Albie
Sachs at the
IFLA Conference in Durban, South Africa, 2007)

(both part of the Chandos Information Professional Series and for
purchase

from Chandos Publishers, UK) (both contain chapters on intellectual
property issues)

"The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics

of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries"

For purchase from Oxford University Press, UK -
http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199550616

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 Feb 9 11:46:13 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 11:46:13 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2k Issues - 9 February 2009 (2)
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FYI,

Regards

Denise Nicholson

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please see: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo
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Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Access to Knowledge Network

http://a2knetwork.org/

Herana Gateway to African Higher Education Research

http://www.herana-gateway.org/

Gandhi's papers now in the public domain

http://www.livemint.com/2008/12/29232525/Copyright-on-Gandhi8217s-wo.htm
l
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.livemint.
com/2008/12/29232525/Copyright-on-Gandhi8217s-wo.html>

Scholarly Publishers recognize the usefulness of Institutional
Repositories

http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/2009/01/scholarly-publishers-recogni
ze.html

The Value that Repositories Add

http://repositoryman.blogspot.com/2008/11/value-that-repositories-add.ht
ml
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://repositoryman
.blogspot.com/2008/11/value-that-repositories-add.html>

List of Repositories
http://repositories.webometrics.info/top300_rep.asp

Open Repository & Bibliography

http://orbi.ulg.ac.be/

Open Journals Publishing

http://www.openjournals.net/

Director of Open Access Journals

http://www.doaj.org/

The Library Journal Academic newswire year in Review, the TOP Academic
Library Stories of 2008

http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6626579.html?desc=topstory

MESUR for Measure: Metrics from Scholarly Usage of Resources-

http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/12/mesur-for-measure-metrics-from
.html
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://scholarship20
.blogspot.com/2008/12/mesur-for-measure-metrics-from.html>

Share Online - Free books

http://tainguyenviet.blogspot.com/2008/12/free-books.html
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://tainguyenviet
.blogspot.com/2008/12/free-books.html>

Kiwi Research Information Service

http://nzresearch.org.nz/
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://nzresearch.or
g.nz/>

Scitable - free online educational resource for biology
students/educators

http://www.nature.com/scitable
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.nature.co
m/scitable>

Crink - Self-publishing site

http://www.crink.co.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

http://web.wits.ac.za/Library/ResearchResources/SubjectPortals/Copyright
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Hello and Welcome to my new Information Service "Copyright & A2K
Issues".

Regards

Denise Nicholson

(For information about this Service, or to subscribe/unsubscribe,

please see: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo
<http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo> )

Plagiarism resources:-

www.plagiarism.org

http://www.web-miner.com/plagiarism

Intellectual Property:-

African Copyright & Access to Knowledge Project (ACA2K)

www.aca2k.org

Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research &
Development Act, No. 51 of 2008 (South Africa)

(This Act comes into effect on a date to be proclaimed by the President
in the Government Gazette).

http://www.info.gov.za/view/DownloadFileAction?id=94343
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.info.gov.
za/view/DownloadFileAction?id=94343>

Privatising Public Knowledge

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

Reaction to India's Bill against Open Access to Publicly Funded Research

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/01/18/reaction-to-indias-bill-against-
open-access-to-publicly-funded-researches/
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://openeducation
news.org/2009/01/18/reaction-to-indias-bill-against-open-access-to-publi
cly-funded-researches/>

IP from Publicly Funded Research Should Benefit the Public, Experts Say

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/index.php?p=1395

WIPO SCCR 17 final agreed upon text on persons with reading disabilities

http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2008/11/07/sccr17_disabled-text/#more-273

Live Posts of Conference on Patents, Copyrights & Knowledge Governance:
the next Four years

Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (Washington, DC, 12-13 January 2009

http://www.gavinbaker.com/2009/01/13/tacd-ip-conference-review/
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.gavinbake
r.com/2009/01/13/tacd-ip-conference-review/>

Free Patents Online

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/

Traditional Knowledge: -

TK Bulletin

http://www.wiserearth.org/resource/view/9f80428f1bc25ef08c112f73763a29d0

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 Feb 10 11:02:40 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 11:02:40 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 February 2009 (1)
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FYI,

Regards

Denise Nicholson

(For information about this Service, or to subscribe/unsubscribe,

please see: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo
<http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo> )

Intellectual Property:-

Copyright: Republication of "Nazi newspapers" - verboten?

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2009/02/republication-of-nazi-newspapers.ht
ml

Patents versus patenting: implications of intellectual property
protection for biological research

http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v27/n1/full/nbt0109-36.html

Taubman Of WIPO Picked To Head WTO IP Division

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/02/04/taubman-of-wipo-picked-to-head
-ip-division-at-wto/

The Last Defence Of The IP System: An Interview With Jamie Boyle

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/01/28/inside-views-the-last-defence-
of-the-ip-system-an-interview-with-jamie-boyle/

ACTA, an Example of Global Democracy Deficit -- the Secret Treaty
Negotiation
<http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-love/acta-an-example-of-global_b_16
3732.html>

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-love/acta-an-example-of-global_b_163
732.html

Details emerge of secret ACTA negotiation
<http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/02/03/details-emerge-of-secret-acta
/>

http://www.keionline.org/blogs/2009/02/03/details-emerge-of-secret-acta/

Conference alerts:-

African Digital Scholarship & Curation Conference

12-14 May 2009, CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

http://www.library.up.ac.za/digi/programme.htm

Libraries Plus: Adding Value in the Cultural Community

17-20 August 2009, Istituto degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy

http://www.ifla2009satelliteflorence.it/meeting1/meeting1.html

13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL2009)

September 27 - October 2 2009, Corfu, Greece

http://www.ecdl2009.eu/

ETD Conference

June 10 - 13, 2009

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.

http://www.library.pitt.edu/etd2009/about.html

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 Feb 10 11:36:52 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 11:36:52 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise Nicholson

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Apologies. One of the links on my earlier email (1) today had a glitch.

Here is the correct email:

Reaction to India's Bill against Open Access to Publicly Funded Research

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/01/18/reaction-to-indias-bill-against-
open-access-to-publicly-funded-researches/

Plagiarism:-

Why Students Plagiarize

http://library.albany.edu/usered/plagiarism/page3.html

http://www.library.ualberta.ca/guides/plagiarism/why/index.cfm

http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/teaching/plagiarism/why.cfm

http://wwwlb.aub.edu.lb/~eplagio/Turnitin/printable%20handouts/WhyStuPla
giarize.pdf

http://tlt.its.psu.edu/plagiarism/facguide/causes

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:-

List of Legal Scholarly Institutional Repositories.

http://home.comcast.net/~richards1000/LegalInformationSystemsBibliograph
y.htm#INSTITUTIONALREPOSITORIES

Why some forms of OA have grown faster than others in legal scholarship
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/why-some-forms-of-oa-have-gr
own-faster.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/why-some-forms-of-oa-have-gro
wn-faster.html

Legal Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, and Open Access:

Transformation or Steadfast Stagnation?*

http://www.aallnet.org/products/pub_llj_v101n01/2009-02.pdf

Open Access legal resources

http://www.saflii.org/

Recent news on Open Access to Public Sector Information

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/recent-news-on-oa-to-psi.html

Economic Implications of Alternative Scholarly Publishing Models:
Exploring the costs and benefits

http://www.jisc.ac.uk/publications/publications/economicpublishingmodels
finalreport.aspx

DRIVER Guidelines for Repository Managers

http://www.driver-support.eu/managers.html

ARL Developing a Scholarly Communication Program in your Library

http://www.arl.org/sc/institute/fair/scprog/index.shtml

The Horizon Report

http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2009/

World Newspapers Archive Update

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

The Future of Newspapers: a Conversation

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

Free Software PDF Reader

http://pdfreaders.org

Digital Britain: the Interim Report

http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/S1_digital_britain_interim
reportjan09.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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Thu Feb 12 10:00:42 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 10:00:42 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise Nicholson

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Intellectual Property:-

South Centre : Intellectual Property Quarterly Update

http://www.southcentre.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&se...

Afro-IP - African IP law, practice and policies

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:-

Open Access Journal - First Monday

http://firstmonday.org/issue/current

Open Journals - Open access links

http://openjournals.net/index.php?option=com_weblinks&catid=26&Itemid=58

Coyright & A2K Information Service launched!

http://kim.wits.ac.za/index.php?module=news&action=viewstory&id=gen16Srv...

IFLA Science & Technology Newsletter

http://www.ifla.org/VII/s7/news/s7-newsletter-Jan09.pdf

Issues and challenges to the development of open

access institutional repositories in academic and

research institutions in Nigeria

http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/123456789/36986/1/127792.pdf <http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/123456789/36986/1/127792.pdf>

Ranking Web of World Repositories

http://repositories.webometrics.info/index.html

Collector donates 150,000 maps to Stanford

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=11161

http://www.davidrumsey.com/index4.html

The Legal Education Commons offers Open Access to 700,000 Federal Court Decisions

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/01/28/the-legal-education-commons-offe...

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography - 2008 Annual edition

http://www.digital-scholarship.org/sepb/annual/sepb2008.pdf

Digitization:-

CHE: Bringing Tenure Into The Digital Age: Q&A With Christine L. Borgman

http://ahabloging.com/2009/02/che-bringing-tenure-into-the-digital-age-q...

Digital Curation Center : Interoperability

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resource/briefing-papers/interoperability

Traditional knowledge:-

Protecting traditional knowledge: India opens online database to EPO examiners

http://www.epo.org/topics/news/2009/20090211.html

Indian Traditional Knowledge Digital Library Website of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani <http://www.hindu-blog.com/2009/02/indian-traditional-knowledge-digital.h...

http://www.hindu-blog.com/2009/02/indian-traditional-knowledge-digital.html

Open Learning Resources:-

UNESCO-OER - Open Educational Resources

http://oerwiki.iiep-unesco.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

Open Educational Resources - Useful Links

http://oerwiki.iiep-unesco.org/index.php?title=OER_useful_resources

Free Resources for Schools

http://courseware.wordpress.com/2009/02/11/free-resource-for-schools/

Conference Alerts (South Africa):-

Conference on Traditional Knowledge in Legal Context

17-19 March 2009

Northwest University, Potchefstroom campus,

Potchefstroom, South Africa

Contact: Andries.VanDerMerwe at nwu.ac.za

Disability in Higher Education : The Road we have travelled

19-20 March 2009

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

http://www.fotim.ac.za/fotim_conferences/disability2009/index.html

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)

Copyright Services Librar?an

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg,

The Library, Pr?vate 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 Feb 16 13:48:34 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:48:34 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 16 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards,

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

Copyright resources

http://bubl.ac.uk/link/c/copyright.htm

IP Burble

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/ip-burble/?burble=1620#post-1620

Copyright Fight Brewing over Amazon's Kindle 2

http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2009/02/copyright-fight.html

Ethiopia's new draft IP law - does it address access to knowledge?

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

The hunt for Fassie's millions heats up (South Africa)

http://www.news24.com/City_Press/News/0,,186-187_2462276,00.html

SAMRO statement on the Brenda Fassie matter as recently reported in the
media (South Africa)

http://www.samro.org.za/index.pl/samro_statement_on_the_brenda_fassie_ma
tter_as_recently_reported_in_the_media

New ruling in Cadbury's battle for the colour purple (Australia)

http://www.ap-foodtechnology.com/Packaging/New-ruling-in-Cadbury-s-battl
e-for-the-colour-purple

U.S. Congress to repeal open access science provisions?

http://johnhawks.net/weblog/topics/metascience/open-access/congress-take
s-up-open-access-rollback-2009.html

New Bill Would Repeal NIH Open Access Policy (US)

http://news.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/02/14/1319259

Intellectual Property and the Springbok Scrum (South Africa)

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2009/01/intellectual-property-and-springbok.
html

Editorial: Tribe has right to protect haka from exploitation

http://www.stuff.co.nz/sundaystartimes/4848066a22678.html

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 Mon Feb 16 13:56:05 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 13:56:05 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 16 February 2009 (2)
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FYI,

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Open Access, A2K, Scholarly Communication & Open Educational Resources

Publishing and the Ecology of European Research

http://www.peerproject.eu/

BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources

http://bubl.ac.uk/

Emerging Technologies - resources for teachers, students & parents

http://www.emtech.net/index.html

Teaching Resources

http://www.emtech.net/teachers.htm

INFOMINE - scholarly internet resource collections

http://infomine.ucr.edu/

Digital Librarian; a librarian's choice of the best of the Web

http://www.digital-librarian.com/

Intute - for education and research

http://www.intute.ac.uk

Scitopics - Research Summaries by experts

http://www.scitopics.com

RoMEO has reached 500 publishers

http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/news/romeo500.htm

Wonderful Development in Law Librarianship

http://www.law.stanford.edu/school/campus/library/blog/?p=235

The Education Vault

http://educationvault.blogspot.com/2009/02/open-education-news.html

The Library Spot - resources

http://www.libraryspot.com/

Trends and Technologies for 2009

http://www.semanticlibrary.net/2009/02/15/2009-predictions-and-trends/

http://tametheweb.com/2009/01/12/ten-trends-technologies-for-2009/

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 Wed Feb 18 11:04:34 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 11:04:34 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 February 2009 (1)
Message-ID: <D1E4F8FEF09E574085C281B4EF6BA4F1DC0C7E@GAIA.ds.wits.ac.za>

FYI,

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Conference alerts:-

Museums and the Web 2009

The International Conference for Culture and Heritage Online

15-18 April 2009

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

http://www.archimuse.com/mw2009

Philosophy and Intellectual Property Conference
29-30 May 2009,

London, UK

http://www.philip-conf.org/

WIPO Conference on Intellectual Property & Global Challenges

13-14 July 2009

CICG, Geneva, Switzerland

http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/2009/ip_gc_ge/

The International Conferences on Digital Libraries and the Semantic Web
2009 (ICSD2009)

September 8-11, 2009

University of Trento, Italy.

http://www.icsd-conference.org

ICKE 2009 - International conference on Knowledge economy

20-22 October 2009

IDC, Sandton, South Africa

www.aceconferences.co.za/icke2009.htm

International Symposium on Academic Online Resources:

Assessment & Resources (Call for papers)

26-27 November 2009

Lille, France

http://epef.anr.free.fr/index-eng.html

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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Wed Feb 18 11:06:27 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 11:06:27 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 February 2009
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FYI,

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Intellectual Property:-

IIPA Targets Canada Again Over IP

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/3676/125

IIPA's 2009 Special 301 Report on Copyright and Enforcement

http://www.iipa.com/special301.html

The copyright iceberg (institutional repositories)

http://repositorynews.wordpress.com/2009/02/17/the-copyright-iceberg

Call to oppose the H.R. 801 - The Fair Copyright in Research Works Act

http://www.taxpayeraccess.org/action/HR801-09-0211.html

YouTube's January Fair Use Massacre

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/01/youtubes-january-fair-use-massacre

New Zealand goes all Black against Three Strikes

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/02/new-zealand-goes-all-black-against-
three-strikes

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Blogs about Open Access

http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Blogs_about_OA

Sharing Information Resources:a Study of School Clusters from

Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

http://www.librijournal.org/subs/2008-4pp234-245.pdf

Boston University adopts Open Access policy

http://www.bu.edu/today/campus-life/2009/02/13/university-council-approv
es-open-access-plan

Biowatch finally makes it to the Constitutional Court (A2K)

http://www.biowatch.org.za

Creative Commons - CC Learn Reports: What status for "open"?

An examination of the licensing policies of open educational
organizations and projects

http://learn.creativecommons.org/cclearn-reports

Digital Preservation Workshops:-

Digital Preservation Management: Short-Term Solutions for Long-Term
Problems

Venue: ICPSR, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

May 3-8, 2009

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/dpm/workshops/fiveday.html

Curating Research 2009: e-Merging New Roles and Responsibilities in the
European Landscape

A workshop on long-term digital preservation

17 April 2009

Koninklijke Bibliotheek/National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague

www.kb.nl/curatingresearch

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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
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Thu Feb 19 14:37:30 2009
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Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:37:30 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 February 2009
References: <D1E4F8FEF09E574085C281B4EF6BA4F1DC14B9@GAIA.ds.wits.ac.za>
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Hi,

Some people have emailed to say that they are receiving duplicates of my
new Information Service.

Please note that they are not duplicates, but two separate emails sent
out on one day, marked (1) and (2) after the date in the subject field.

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Intellectual Property:-

WIPO Standards and Patents for WIPO SCP (23-27 March 2009)

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/scp/en/scp_13/scp_13_2.pdf

Why the Future of the Book May Rest on Watermarking Text
<http://ocadslab.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/why-the-future-of-the-book-may
-rest-on-watermarking-text/>

http://ocadslab.wordpress.com/2009/02/18/why-the-future-of-the-book-may-
rest-on-watermarking-text/

Preventing Patents of Traditional Knowledge

http://ballagh.typepad.com/innovate_hamilton/2009/02/preventing-patents-
on-traditional-knowledge.html

Ancient medicines list now open to patent examiners to stop 'biopiracy'

http://www.out-law.com/page-9798

Open Learning/Open Access; A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Zimbabwe: Open Learning - Solution for A Knowledge-Thirsty Country

http://allafrica.com/stories/200902160018.html

Arbitrary and incoherent restrictions on self-archiving
<http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/arbitrary-and-incoherent-res
trictions.html>

http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/fos/2009/02/arbitrary-and-incoherent-rest
rictions.html

Globalization and the Virtues of Openness in Higher Education

http://global-ejournal.org/2008/08/29/globalization-and-the-virtues-of-o
penness-in-higher-education/

Digitization workshop:-

The Preservation challenge: basic concepts and practical applications
Barcelona, Spain
23-27 March 2009
http://www.wepreserve.eu/events/barcelona-2009/

Conference alert:

Open Knowledge Conference

28 March 2009

London, UK

http://www.okfn.org/okcon/

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 Feb 20 14:08:29 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 14:08:29 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 February 2009
Message-ID: <D1E4F8FEF09E574085C281B4EF6BA4F1DE9FA4@GAIA.ds.wits.ac.za>

FYI,

Regards

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Intellectual Property:-

Revised laws 'could promote biopiracy' in Peru

http://www.ecoearth.info/shared/reader/welcome.aspx?linkid=119075

Are recipes covered by copyright?

http://sharonrobards.blogspot.com/2009/02/are-recipes-covered-by-copyrig
ht.html

2007 EPO Patent Statistics Now Available

http://dailydoseofip.blogspot.com/

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

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

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

11 Free Open Source Alternatives for Designers

http://onlinevideoconferenceandcollaboration.com/wordpress/2009/02/20/11
-free-and-useful-open-source-alternatives-for-designers/\
<http://onlinevideoconferenceandcollaboration.com/wordpress/2009/02/20/1
1-free-and-useful-open-source-alternatives-for-designers/>

Libraries Join Together to Address the Economic Crisis and Scholarly
Publishing

http://collaborativelibrarianship.wordpress.com/2009/02/19/libraries-joi
n-together-to-address-the-economic-crisis-and-scholarly-publishing/

Online Access = More Citations

http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/55437/

Open Source Text Analytics

http://www.b-eye-network.com/view/9516

Access to Knowledge - Bibliotheca Alexandrina

http://www.bibalex.org/a2k/home/home.aspx

How to Publish without perishing?

http://www.bixbybulletin.com/articles/2008/12/02/opinion/doc4935b1869cd1
d795361199.txt

100 Useful Tips and Tools to Research the Deep Web

http://www.online-college-blog.com/index.php/features/100-useful-tips-an
d-tools-to-research-the-deep-web/

Collaborative Online Medical Encyclopedia Goes Live (Medipedia)

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/18/collaborative-online-medical-enc
yclopedia-goes-live/

http://medpedia.com/

Text-to-Speech (Issues affecting the Sensory-Disabled):-

The Struggle for Book Access

http://benetech.blogspot.com/2009/02/struggle-for-book-access-blog-post-
1.html

Quick argument summary

http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2009/02/quick-argument-summary.html

Digital Curation:-

DCC | Digital Curation Manual - Instalment on"Archiving Web Resources"

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

Denise Rosemary Nicholson (Mrs.)
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University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
The Library, Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050, South Africa
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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Fri Feb 20 17:58:18 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 17:58:18 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 February 2009
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Open Learning Resources:-

What are the Technology Goals of Higher Education?
http://karlkapp.blogspot.com/2009/02/what-technology-is-in-university.html <http://karlkapp.blogspot.com/2009/02/what-technology-is-in-university.html>

What is Twitter?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter
http://tweeternet.com/ <http://tweeternet.com/>

The Latest from eLearning Learning (Twitter)
http://www.elearninglearning.com/elearning/twitter/ <http://www.elearninglearning.com/elearning/twitter/>

Ways to Use Twitter in Academia
http://imhe.blogspot.com/2008/02/ways-to-use-twitter-in-academia.html

How to use Twitter for educational activities
http://www.scribd.com/doc/2286799/Can-we-use-Twitter-for-educational-act... <http://www.scribd.com/doc/2286799/Can-we-use-Twitter-for-educational-act...
http://www.slideshare.net/cami13/can-we-use-twitter-for-educational-acti... <http://www.slideshare.net/cami13/can-we-use-twitter-for-educational-acti...

Directory of Learning Professionals (& Others) on Twitter
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/socialmedia/edutwitter.html

Web Design. edu: Top 50 Free Open Courseware Classes to Design Better Web Sites http://gettingfrugal.blogspot.com/2009/02/web-designedu-top-50-free-open... <http://gettingfrugal.blogspot.com/2009/02/web-designedu-top-50-free-open...

Open Text Books

http://opentextbook.org <https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://opentextbook.o...

http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/openTextbook.php <https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://freelearning.b...

http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/searchOER.php <https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://freelearning.b...

Wikieducator

http://www.wikieducator.org/

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) Open Courseware

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/otherocw.cfm <https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ocw.jhsph.edu/...

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:-

Biosage - Data content updated on a daily basis.

http://lukeskywaran.blogspot.com/2009/02/only-knowledgebase-that-updates... <http://lukeskywaran.blogspot.com/2009/02/only-knowledgebase-that-updates...

University of Michigan (Open Access and Creative Commons)

http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/12859

ABC enters the Gene Pool (Australia) (OA)

http://creativecommons.org.au/node/211 <http://creativecommons.org.au/node/211>

Open Access in Academic Libraries

http://thisthatetc.blogspot.com/2008/12/open-access-in-academic-librarie... <http://thisthatetc.blogspot.com/2008/12/open-access-in-academic-librarie...

Over 2 centuries of British Periodicals now online (only in UK)

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/18/over-two-centuries-of-british-pe... <http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/18/over-two-centuries-of-british-pe...

The Budapest Open Access Initiative Reached its Seven Year Mark

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/17/the-budapest-open-access-initiat... <http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/17/the-budapest-open-access-initiat...

PloS One Introduces Collections

http://openaccessblog.com/2009/02/plos-one-introduces-collections.html <http://openaccessblog.com/2009/02/plos-one-introduces-collections.html>

Rural Internet - not online but still connected

http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/features/rural-internet-not-on... <http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/features/rural-internet-not-on...

<http://creativecommons.org.au/node/211>

Seminars & Publications - Copyrightlaws.com

(http://copyrightlaws.com <http://copyrightlaws.com/> )

Online Copyright Courses (Feb/March 2009)
Registration at www.acteva.com/go/copyright
Digital Copyright Issues (March 9-27, 2009)
See: www.clickuniversity.org <http://www.clickuniversity.org/> .

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
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From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 09:38:46 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

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Intellectual Property:-

South Centre and CIEL IP Quarterly Update - Intellectual Property and
Development:

Overview of Developments in Multilateral, Plurilateral, and Bilateral
Fora

http://www.ciel.org/Publications/pubipqu.html

How copyright extension in sound recordings actually works (EU issue)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kijON_XODUk

Does Accessibility Present Copyright Issues?
<http://blog.worldcampus.psu.edu/index.php/2009/01/29/copyright-issues-a
ccessibility/>

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

Open Access, A2K and Scholarly Communication:-

Open access policy development: some thoughts on process

http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/2009/02/open-access-policy-developme
nt-some.html

Open Access and Global Participation in Science

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/323/5917/1025

TicTocs - new free scholarly journal tables of contents (TOCs) service.
http://www.tictocs.ac.uk <http://www.tictocs.ac.uk/>

Open Access in Academic Libraries

http://thisthatetc.blogspot.com/2008/12/open-access-in-academic-librarie
s.html

Author Makes A Case for Creative Commons on Twitter

http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/02/author-makes-a.html

The Budapest Open Access Initiative Reached its Seven Year Mark

http://openeducationnews.org/2009/02/17/the-budapest-open-access-initiat
ive-reached-its-seven-year-mark/

PloS One Introduces Collections

http://openaccessblog.com/2009/02/plos-one-introduces-collections.html

Copyright and Copyleft in Publications:

Creative Commons, an Alternative to Traditional Copyright, Promotes
Wider Access to Knowledge

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

University of Michigan (Open Access and Creative Commons)

http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/12859

ABC enters the Gene Pool (Australia) (OA)

http://creativecommons.org.au/node/211

Facebook bow to users and revert to their old Terms of Service

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/kate_day/blog/2009/02/18/facebook_bow_to_us
ers_and_revert_to_their_old_terms_of_service

Rural Internet - not online but still connected

http://www.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/features/rural-internet-not-on
line-but-still-connected.html

Open Learning Resources:-

Open Text Books

http://opentextbook.org
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://opentextbook.
org/>

http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/openTextbook.php
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://freelearning.
bccampus.ca/openTextbook.php>

http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/searchOER.php
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://freelearning.
bccampus.ca/searchOER.php>

Wikieducator

http://www.wikieducator.org/Main_Page
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.wikieduca
tor.org/Main_Page>

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) Open Courseware

http://ocw.jhsph.edu/otherocw.cfm
<https://email.wits.ac.za/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://ocw.jhsph.edu
/otherocw.cfm>

Top 50 Free Open Courseware Classes to Design Better Web Sites

http://gettingfrugal.blogspot.com/2009/02/web-designedu-top-50-free-open
.html

Conference alert:-

World Copyright Summit: New Frontiers for Creators in the Marketplace

9-10 June 2009, Washington, DC, USA

http://www.copyrightsummit.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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From Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za Fri Feb 27 09:31:24 2009
From: Denise.Nicholson at wits.ac.za (Denise Nicholson)
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 09:31:24 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K issues - 27 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

(For information about this Service, or to subscribe/unsubscribe,

please see: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo
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Intellectual Property:-

Bio-piracy of Traditional Knowledge

http://www.tkdl.res.in/tkdl/langdefault/common/Biopiracy.asp?GL=Eng

No end in sight as Fassie dispute escalates (South Africa)

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20090221063
839434C561962

Copyright, New Media Law & E-Commerce News
Archives at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/201/300/copyright/

New Zealand: Blog 'Blackout' protest stalls anti-pirating law
<http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/02/24/new-zealand-blog-blackout-prot
est-stalls-anti-pirating-law/>

http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/02/24/new-zealand-blog-blackout-prote
st-stalls-anti-pirating-law/

Industry Pushes For Biosimilars Approval Process; Some IGOs Take Notice

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/02/24/industry-pushes-for-biosimilar
s-approval-process-some-igos-take-notice/

Open Access, A2K, Libraries & Scholarly Communication:-

29 Reports about the Future of Academic Libraries

http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/2009/02/twenty-nine-reports-about-future-of.
html

LIS Open Access E-Journal - Where are you?

http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/02/25/lis-open-access-e
-journalwhere-are-you/

Webology - Open Access articles

http://www.webology.ir/2008/v5n4/toc.html

Re-Kindling the Open Standards Debate

http://www.portfolio.com/views/blogs/the-tech-observer/2009/02/25/re-kin
dling-the-open-standards-debate

YouTube for Learning at Wits

http://kim.wits.ac.za/index.php?module=blog&action=randblog&userid=50800
90128

Free body mass index chart: Open educational resources

http://www.bsweb.com.cn/index.php/2009/02/24/free-body-mass-index-chart-
open-educational-resources/

What journalists can learn from readers, railroads and libraries

http://savethemedia.com/2009/02/26/what-newspapers-can-learn-from-reader
s-railroads-and-libraries/

Collaborative Commons

http://cfi.vca.unimelb.edu.au/research/

Moodle and Open Source Security

http://milesberry.net/?p=488

A level playing field for Open Source Software

http://opensourceschools.org.uk/level-playing-field-open-source-software
.html

Metadata Practices for Digital Collections - Online 'Webinars'

http://libinfotech.blogspot.com/2009/02/upcoming-minitex-trainings-and-w
ebinars.html

Conference alerts 2009/2010:-

World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research (2nd meeting)

5-7 March, 2009 - Brussels, Belgium

See: http://www.freedomofresearch.org/meetings

DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promose and Prospects

1-3 April, 2009

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/

Third Annual Knowledge, Archives and Records Management Conference (KARM
2009)
The Birchwood Hotel - Johannesburg, South Africa
26-28 May 2009
http://www.pdesa.co.za

or email Elaine at elaine at pdesa.co.za

10th International Medical Librarianship Conference 2009

31 August to 4 September 2009

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

www.icml2009.com

People, Public Libraries, Publishers - P3 Conference 2009

Better Library Services for Print Disabled Persons through

Partnerships with Publishers and Public Libraries.

17 - 19 August in Mechelen & 20 August in Maastricht

www.debibliotheken.nl/P3IFLA2009

8th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities (E-Activities'10)
<http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/e-activities/> -
South Africa, 2010

8th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security and Privacy
(ISP '10) <http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/isp/> -
South Africa, 2010

8th WSEAS International Conference on Computational Intelligence,
Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics (CIMMACS '10)
<http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/cimmacs/> - South
Africa, 2010

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, 26 Feb 2009 13:37:51 +0200
Subject: [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K issues - 26 February 2009
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FYI,

Regards

Denise

(For information about this Service, or to subscribe/unsubscribe,

please see: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo
<http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo> )

Intellectual Property:-

Bio-piracy of Traditional Knowledge

http://www.tkdl.res.in/tkdl/langdefault/common/Biopiracy.asp?GL=Eng

No end in sight as Fassie dispute escalates (South Africa)

http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20090221063
839434C561962

Copyright, New Media Law & E-Commerce News
Archives at http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/201/300/copyright/

New Zealand: Blog 'Blackout' protest stalls anti-pirating law
<http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/02/24/new-zealand-blog-blackout-prot
est-stalls-anti-pirating-law/>

http://globalvoicesonline.org/2009/02/24/new-zealand-blog-blackout-prote
st-stalls-anti-pirating-law/

Industry Pushes For Biosimilars Approval Process; Some IGOs Take Notice

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2009/02/24/industry-pushes-for-biosimilar
s-approval-process-some-igos-take-notice/

Open Access, A2K, Libraries & Scholarly Communication:-

29 Reports about the Future of Academic Libraries

http://jdupuis.blogspot.com/2009/02/twenty-nine-reports-about-future-of.
html

LIS Open Access E-Journal - Where are you?

http://digital-scholarship.org/digitalkoans/2009/02/25/lis-open-access-e
-journalwhere-are-you/

Webology - Open Access articles

http://www.webology.ir/2008/v5n4/toc.html

Re-Kindling the Open Standards Debate

http://www.portfolio.com/views/blogs/the-tech-observer/2009/02/25/re-kin
dling-the-open-standards-debate

YouTube for Learning at Wits

http://kim.wits.ac.za/index.php?module=blog&action=randblog&userid=50800
90128

Free body mass index chart: Open educational resources

http://www.bsweb.com.cn/index.php/2009/02/24/free-body-mass-index-chart-
open-educational-resources/

What journalists can learn from readers, railroads and libraries

http://savethemedia.com/2009/02/26/what-newspapers-can-learn-from-reader
s-railroads-and-libraries/

Collaborative Commons

http://cfi.vca.unimelb.edu.au/research/

Moodle and Open Source Security

http://milesberry.net/?p=488

A level playing field for Open Source Software

http://opensourceschools.org.uk/level-playing-field-open-source-software
.html

Metadata Practices for Digital Collections - Online 'Webinars'

http://libinfotech.blogspot.com/2009/02/upcoming-minitex-trainings-and-w
ebinars.html

Conference alerts 2009/2010:-

World Congress for Freedom of Scientific Research (2nd meeting)

5-7 March, 2009 - Brussels, Belgium

See: http://www.freedomofresearch.org/meetings

DigCCurr 2009: Digital Curation Practice, Promose and Prospects

1-3 April, 2009

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

http://www.ils.unc.edu/digccurr2009/

Third Annual Knowledge, Archives and Records Management Conference (KARM
2009)
The Birchwood Hotel - Johannesburg, South Africa
26-28 May 2009
http://www.pdesa.co.za

or email Elaine at elaine at pdesa.co.za

10th International Medical Librarianship Conference 2009

31 August to 4 September 2009

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

www.icml2009.com

People, Public Libraries, Publishers - P3 Conference 2009

Better Library Services for Print Disabled Persons through

Partnerships with Publishers and Public Libraries.

17 - 19 August in Mechelen & 20 August in Maastricht

www.debibliotheken.nl/P3IFLA2009

8th WSEAS International Conference on E-Activities (E-Activities'10)
<http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/e-activities/> -
South Africa, 2010

8th WSEAS International Conference on Information Security and Privacy
(ISP '10) <http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/isp/> -
South Africa, 2010

8th WSEAS International Conference on Computational Intelligence,
Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics (CIMMACS '10)
<http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2010/southafrica/cimmacs/> - South
Africa, 2010

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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