Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 October 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

ANC Legal Research Group discusses South African Copyright Amendment Bill (2017) (YouTube)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MB0ehw1pspY

Nigeria ratifies four copyright treaties

https://www.musicinafrica.net/magazine/nigeria-ratifies-four-copyright-treaties

Copyright Violations On Researchgate

http://www.muscatdaily.com/Archive/Stories-Files/Copyright-violations-on-ResearchGate-5495

56 Groups Call For Deletion Of Internet Filtering Provision In EU Copyright Proposal

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/10/16/56-groups-call-deletion-internet-filtering-provision-eu-copyright-proposal/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Introducing oaDOI: resolve a DOI straight to OA

http://www.openaccessweek.org/profiles/blogs/introducing-oadoi-resolve-a-doi-straight-to-oa

The Limits of Open

http://www.openaccessweek.org/video/cameron-neylon-the-limits-of-open-why-knowledge-is-not-a-public

Scientists in the Lurch After Imprecise MHRD Notice About ‘Paid Journals’ (India)

https://thewire.in/72286/open-access-academic-publishing/

The next stage of SocArXiv’s development: bringing greater transparency and efficiency to the peer review process

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/10/16/the-next-stage-of-socarxivs-development-bringing-greater-transparency-and-efficiency-to-the-peer-review-process/

Gray OA 2014-2017: A Partial Follow-Up

https://citesandinsights.info/civ17i9.pdf

Books from 1923 to 1941 Now Liberated!

https://blog.archive.org/2017/10/10/books-from-1923-to-1941-now-liberated/

Creating a Last Twenty (L20) Collection: Implementing Section 108(H) in Libraries, Archives and Museums

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3049158

Martin Eve: A New Model for Open Access (Pt 1)

http://www.openaccessweek.org/video/martin-eve-a-new-model-for-open-access-part-i

Martin Eve: A New Model for Open Access  (Pt 2)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkPi7nGqc10

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

GUIDE: How to spot predatory academic journals in the wild

https://africacheck.org/factsheets/guide-how-to-spot-predatory-academic-journals-in-the-wild/

Copyright Isn’t a Tool for Removing Negative Reviews

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/10/copyright-isnt-tool-removing-negative-reviews-1

 

Bursary Options (South Africa):

Bursaries

https://www.environment.gov.za/careers/bursaries

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