Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 August 2017


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

‘Almost half’ of recent research papers now open access

Germany v. Elsevier: keeping on keeping on

Towards sustainable funding for Open Access

Parliamentary Monitoring Group newsletter (South Africa)


Predatory Publishing Practices:

Resources on Predatory Publishing Practices

Who is Actually Harmed by Predatory Publishers?

Spears: Free advice for back-to-school researchers: Don't join a suckers list


Access for Persons with Disabilities:

Sign Language (South Africa)

Sign Language – some resources

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons


Conference Alerts:

IFLA World Library Congress, Poland - 19-24 August 2017

First ever live stream brings IFLA WLIC to your door


The 15th IFLA International Interlending and Document Supply Conference

No Library Left Behind: Cross-Border Resource Sharing

04 - 06 October 2017 – Paris, France

Grants available - see:

Groups audience: