Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 December 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

The Fight for Fair Copyright Returns: Canadian Government Launches Major Copyright Review

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2017/12/faircopyrightreturns/

Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators

https://www.apc.org/en/node/34446/

The New York Public Library's Presidents Just Wrote A Beautiful Letter In Support Of Net Neutrality

https://www.bustle.com/p/the-new-york-public-librarys-presidents-just-wrote-a-beautiful-letter-in-support-of-net-neutrality-7592150

Our move to (paywall-free!) Reason from The Washington Post

http://reason.com/volokh/2017/12/13/weve-moved-to-reason

 

Plagiarism:

A fine red line: when does editing a student’s work become cheating?

https://www.universityaffairs.ca/news/news-article/fine-red-line-editing-students-work-become-cheating/

How to avoid Plagiarism

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/plagiarism_citation_and_referencing/Avoidance

 

Open Science/Open Data:

OECD Science, Technology and Industry Policy Papers

http://bit.ly/2kuMCnY

Why are we working so hard to open up science? A personal story.

https://cos.io/blog/why-are-we-working-so-hard-open-science-personal-story/

The science that’s never been cited - Nature investigates how many papers really end up without a single citation.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-08404-0

Making Open Science a Reality (OECD)

http://bit.ly/2zelv96

The Most Significant Science Setbacks Of 2017

https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2017/12/the-most-significant-science-setbacks-of-2017

Decoding open science

http://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1372140

Open data standards will improve public information

http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/december-2017/open-data-standards-will-improve-public-information/

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

‘Predatory’ Open Access Journals as Parody: Exposing the Limitations of ‘Legitimate’ Academic Publishing

http://www.triple-c.at/index.php/tripleC/article/view/870

There Are Now 8,000 Fake Science ‘Journals’ Worldwide, Researchers Say

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xwwb8n/there-are-now-8000-fake-science-journals-worldwide-researchers-say

Junk science publisher ordered to stop ‘deceptive practices’

https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/11/23/junk-science-publisher-ordered-to-stop-deceptive-practices.html