Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 June 2017

 

Previous newsletters (as many people have not been receiving them)

http://www.africanlii.org/blogs/denise

 

Intellectual Property:

US Copyright Office recommends sweeping, welcome changes to America's DRM laws

http://boingboing.net/2017/06/23/us-copyright-office-recommends.html

The US Government Wants to Permanently Legalize the Right to Repair

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/d3zbnz/the-government-wants-to-permanently-legalize-the-right-to-repair

MEPs have a chance to make copyright law fit for research

http://www.researchresearch.com/news/article/?articleId=1368349

Elsevier Wins $15 Million in Copyright Suit Against Piracy Sites

http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/elsevier-wins-15-million-in-copyright-suit-against-piracy-sites/119074

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Are Open Access Journals Immune from Piracy?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/06/06/open-access-journals-immune-piracy/

Open Access as a Reassertion of the Values of Science

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2983628

Five Ways to Find Open Access Research

http://blogs.lshtm.ac.uk/library/2017/06/22/five-ways-to-find-open-access-research/

The persistent Green vs Gold OA controversy and its deep flaws

http://strathoa.tumblr.com/post/162161204095/the-persistent-green-vs-gold-oa-controversy-and

The Societal Impact of Open Access to Research

 https://indico.cern.ch/event/405949/contributions/2487831/attachments/1481801/2298184/OAI10_ElSabry.pdf

Article Processing Charges – What Will You Pay?

http://www.eifl.net/blogs/article-processing-charges-what-will-you-pay

Fair Open Access Principles for journals

https://aoasg.org.au/2017/06/23/fair-open-access-principles-for-journals/

Clarivate Analytics announces landmark partnership with Impactstory to make open access content easier for researchers to use

http://prn.to/2sRI12T

 

 

 

 

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