Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 August 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

‘Almost half’ of recent research papers now open access

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/almost-half-recent-research-papers-now-open-access

Germany v. Elsevier: keeping on keeping on

https://gavialib.com/2017/08/germany-v-elsevier-keeping-on-keeping-on/

Towards sustainable funding for Open Access

https://medium.com/flockademic/towards-sustainable-funding-for-open-access-c0c0377e4baf

Parliamentary Monitoring Group newsletter (South Africa)

https://pmg.org.za/page/newsletter

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Resources on Predatory Publishing Practices

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication/Predatory_Publishers

Who is Actually Harmed by Predatory Publishers?

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

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

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/spears-free-advice-for-back-to-school-researchers-dont-join-a-suckers-list

 

Access for Persons with Disabilities:

Sign Language (South Africa)

https://pmg.org.za/page/Sign%20language

Sign Language – some resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/deaf_and_hardofhearing/signlanguage

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/deaf_and_hardofhearing

 

Conference Alerts:

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

First ever live stream brings IFLA WLIC to your door

https://www.ifla.org/node/11581

 

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: http://www.ilds2017.org/

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