Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 September 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Monkey Selfie' Lawsuit Ends With Settlement Between PETA, Photographer

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/09/12/550417823/-animal-rights-advocates-photographer-compromise-over-ownership-of-monkey-selfie

Proposal for ancillary copyright for publishers threatens Open Access and Open Science

https://www.communia-association.org/2017/09/08/proposal-ancillary-copyright-publishers-threatens-open-access-open-science/

Sci-Hub’s cache of pirated papers is so big, subscription journals are doomed, data analyst suggests

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/07/sci-hub-s-cache-pirated-papers-so-big-subscription-journals-are-doomed-data-analyst

Facebook to pay music industry millions in royalty fees to protect its users from breaking copyright

https://www-telegraph-co-uk.cdn.ampproject.org/c/www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2017/09/06/facebook-pay-music-industry-millions-protect-users-breaking/amp/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Four Pillars of Open Science: Open Access

https://www.4open-sciences.org/component/content/article/11-news/266-four-pillars-of-open-science-open-access

Maria Vlachou-That’s mine too!

http://network.icom.museum/cidoc/blog/maria-vlachou/

Smarter, more affordable and hassle-free: Journals introduce new approaches for doctors to share medical experiences

https://today.mims.com/smarter-more-affordable-and-hassle-free-journals-introduce-new-approaches-for-doctors-to-share-medical-experiences

New OA Database – Travelogues of the Eastern Mediterranean

http://fiecnet.blogspot.co.za/2017/09/new-open-access-database-travelogues-of.html

The 2.5% Commitment

https://scholarworks.iupui.edu/handle/1805/14063

We have the technology to save peer review – now it is up to our communities to implement it

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/09/11/we-have-the-technology-to-save-peer-review-now-it-is-up-to-our-communities-to-implement-it/

Authorea and SSRN Partner to Offer Authors a Better Way to Write and Edit Documents

https://www.authorea.com/users/8850/articles/179500-authorea-and-ssrn-partner-to-offer-authors-a-better-way-to-write-and-edit-documents?access_token=-1Kp0Nv631WD9jlSY76RSw

Sustaining long-term access to open research resources – a university library perspective

https://unlockingresearch.blog.lib.cam.ac.uk/?p=1596

Making peer reviews citable, discoverable, and creditable

https://www.crossref.org/blog/making-peer-reviews-citable-discoverable-and-creditable/

Open Access: Five Principles for Negotiations with Publishers

http://libereurope.eu/blog/2017/09/07/open-access-five-principles-negotiations-publishers/

IFLA Journal – August 2017

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/hq/publications/ifla-journal/ifla-journal-43-3_2017.pdf

Peer Review in a World of “Alternative Facts”

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/09/11/peer-review-world-alternative-facts/?informz=1

The British Library is racing to save archived sounds from decay

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/british-library-sound-archive

 

Predatory publishing practices

The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals

http://www.sajs.co.za/extent-south-african-authored-articles-predatory-journals/johann-mouton-astrid-valentine

'Dodgy' articles in academic journals threatens integrity of South African science

http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/dodgy-articles-in-academic-journals-threatens-integrity-of-south-african-science-20170912

 

Data Management:

Data Management Technology

http://opendatatoolkit.worldbank.org/en/technology.html

Data Policies and Best Practices

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/c.php?g=145348&p=953464

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