Blogs

Legal Deposit in South Africa - 17 October 2016

 

REMINDER:

 

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.

 

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Legal Deposit in South Africa - 24 September 2016

 

HAPPY HERITAGE DAY!

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.

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Legal Deposit in South Africa

 

PLEASE NOTE:

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

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 July 2016

 

Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

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

https://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/blog/2014/sep/30/publishing-humanities-monograph-open-access

Text Mining at an Institution with Limited Financial Resources

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 July 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

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

http://infojustice.org/archives/36284

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

http://infojustice.org/archives/36270

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 July 2016

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New OA Social Sciences Archive launched - SocArxiv-COS

https://osf.io/ny5qf

Wellcome Trust to launch open access research site

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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)

http://www.eifl.net/resources/eifl-draft-law-copyright-including-model-exceptions-and-limitations-libraries-and-their

Brexit and European Copyright Law: some conclusions and delusions

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

 

Intellectual Property:

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

http://infojustice.org/archives/36194

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

http://infojustice.org/archives/36198

Draft Industry Guidelines to Respect Copyright and Free Speech

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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) 

http://www.gov.za/sites/www.gov.za/files/40121_gon799.pdf

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