Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Resources on Artists’ Resale Rights in Copyright Law

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/resale_right

Google, Facebook Are Super Upset They May No Longer Be Able To Sell Your Internet Data Without Permission

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - public hearings postponed

http://www.africanlii.org/blogs/denise/copyright-a2k-issues-3-june-2017-newsflash

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New Toolkits on the Block: Peer Review Alternatives in Scholarly Communication

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 June 2017 (Newsflash)

 

SA COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL - PUBLIC HEARINGS POSTPONED TO AUGUST 2017

 

Please see notice from Andre Hermans from PC on Trade and Industry below:

 

Dear Stakeholder
 
In light of the Committee decision taken on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 please note the following;
 
1. No public hearings on 27, 28 and 29 June 2017.
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Copyright & A2K Issues - 2 June 2017 (Pt 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Collaboration in Scholarly Communication – Opportunities to Normalize Open Access

https://theidealis.org/collaboration-in-scholarly-communication-opportunities-to-normalize-open-access/

A Trust Framework for Online Research Data Services

http://www.mdpi.com/2304-6775/5/2/14

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 2 June 2017 (Pt 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

Australian Productivity Commission Slams Protectionist Copyright and Patent Laws

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2016/05/australian-productivity-commission-slams-protectionist-copyright-and-patent-laws

Copyright Experts: Fair Use is Not Getting a Fair Deal in Australia

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 1 June 2017

 

Good day and welcome to new subscribers.

 

We thank publishers who regularly deposit their works in terms of the Legal Deposit Act and encourage them to continue doing so.  

 

We also remind publishers who are not being compliant to please deposit all current and outstanding works at your earliest convenience. You will find useful information on how to do this at http://libguides.wits.ac.za/LegalDeposit

 

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