Legal Deposit in South Africa - 17 October 2016




Please remember that if you have not yet deposited your 2016 publications to date, in the relevant Legal Deposit Libraries, you should do so without delay.



Legal Deposit in South Africa - 24 September 2016



Today we celebrate Heritage Day, when all South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people.


Legal Deposit in South Africa



There are two different forms for publishers when depositing legal deposit material:


Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 July 2016


Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

Want to be taken seriously as scholar in the humanities? Publish a monograph

Text Mining at an Institution with Limited Financial Resources


Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 July 2016


Intellectual Property:

The Role of Human Rights in Copyright Enforcement Online: Elaborating a Legal Framework for Website Blocking

The Right to Think Is the Right to Quote – #Fixcopyright with Wide Quotations Exception!


Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 July 2016


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New OA Social Sciences Archive launched - SocArxiv-COS

Wellcome Trust to launch open access research site


Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 July 2016


Intellectual Property:

EIFL Draft Law on Copyright including Model Exceptions and Limitations for Libraries and Their Users (updated 2016)

Brexit and European Copyright Law: some conclusions and delusions


Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 July 2016 (Part 2)


Intellectual Property:

Fictional Claims: Why Kids Are Not Suffering With Canada’s Copyright Fair Dealing Rules

Wide Education Exception Is the Best Case Scenario to #Fixcopyright in EU

Draft Industry Guidelines to Respect Copyright and Free Speech


Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 July 2016 (Part 1)


South Africa: Intellectual Property

Notice of Introduction of Copyright Amendment Bill into Parliament  (Trade & Industry Portfolio Committee public hearings in Cape Town on this Bill will be announced via Government Gazette in due course)