Copyright & A2K Issues - 14 August 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Draft Intellectual Property Policy of the Republic of South Africa

http://infojustice.org/archives/38711

Evaluating the Benefits of Fair Use:  A response to the PWC Report on the Costs and Benefits of ‘Fair Use’

file:///C:/Users/00658018.DS/Downloads/SSRN-id2773646%20(1).pdf

To Print Or Not To Print: Innovation And IP Issues In 3D Printing

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/07/19/print-not-print-innovation-ip-issues-3d-printing/

For Second Time, Appeals Court Hears GSU E-Reserves Case

http://bit.ly/2w5CJ7s

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

“You Need to Have a Street Beat”: A Qualitative Study of Faculty Research Needs and Challenges

https://preprint.press.jhu.edu/portal/sites/ajm/files/17.4monroe.pdf

Academic Publishing Meets Capitalism

https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/2017/08/07/academic-publishing-meets-capitalism/

Math Journal Editors Quit for Open Access

http://bit.ly/2f2pmOP

Another journal flips

https://gowers.wordpress.com/2017/07/27/another-journal-flips/

Elsevier Continues To Build Its Monopoly Solution For All Aspects Of Scholarly Communication

http://bit.ly/2vUykom

Open Access On the Rise: Study

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50027/title/Open-Access-On-the-Rise--Study

Africa: Four-Country Study of African Internet Users Shines Light On How They Use It and the Barriers to Greater Use

http://allafrica.com/stories/201708130254.html

Who is Actually Harmed by Predatory Publishers?

http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/867

Sci-Hub is necessary but it is not a solution

http://bit.ly/2hY2Wj1

Why Is Open Access Moving So Slowly In The Humanities?

https://blog.apaonline.org/2017/06/08/open-access-in-the-humanities-part-2/

Things are Happening in the Humanities but you need to be patient

http://bit.ly/2vTq08s

Toward a Better Understanding of Open Access Policy Assessment

http://bit.ly/2wIgcLQ

Increasingly collaborative researcher behaviour is the real threat to the

http://bit.ly/2vUi6vh

Academic Books and their Future (2017)

http://bit.ly/2uFKRs1

OAPEN-UK final report: A five-year study into open access monograph publishing in the humanities and social sciences (2016)

http://oapen-uk.jiscebooks.org/files/2016/01/OAPEN-UK-final-report.pdf

Updated Figures on the Scale and Nature of Researchers’ Use of Scholarly Collaboration Networks

http://bit.ly/2wWuZ53

 

 

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