Copyright & A2K Issues - 27 November 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Examining publishing practices: moving beyond the idea of predatory open access

https://insights.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/uksg.388/

Access vs. Accessibility in Scholarship and Science

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/11/06/access-vs-accessibility-scholarship-science/?informz=1

Right of Reply: There is no assault on academic excellence – Bozzoli got it wrong

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-10-13-right-of-reply-there-is-no-assault-on-academic-excellence-bozzoli-got-it-wrong/#.Whv4xY-CzIU

Op-Ed: New assault on academic excellence – research grants cut amid funding shortage (B. Bozzoli)

https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2017-10-08-op-ed-new-assault-on-academic-excellence-research-grants-cut-amid-funding-shortage/#.Whv5D4-CzIU

IFLA Journal (December 2017)

https://www.ifla.org/node/15624

Commonwealth of Learning – Journal of Learning for Development

http://jl4d.org/index.php/ejl4d

Scholarly Publishers Join Forces To Launch Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA)

https://www.asm.org/index.php/newsroom/item/6931-scholarly-publishers-join-forces-to-launch-scientific-society-publisher-alliance-sspa

The role of the library in scholarly publishing: The University of Manchester experience

https://insights.uksg.org/articles/10.1629/uksg.380/

The Impact of Open-Access publications on the scientific community

http://blog.mdpi.com/2017/11/10/the-impact-of-open-access-publications-on-the-scientific-community/

6th National Open Access Conference and the OpenAIRE2020 Turkish Workshop Declaration

https://blogs.openaire.eu/?p=2511

Manufacturing Impact: Why We Digitize

https://www.nypl.org/blog/2017/11/06/manufacturing-impact-digitize

Analysis of open access scholarly publishing in Global South. A case study of open access Journals in North Africa

https://zenodo.org/record/1025218#.WhvaeI-CzIV

African Ministers of Communication and Information Technologies reiterate the need for Africa to become actively involved in the dynamics of Internet Governance, Cybersecurity, and Cybercrime

https://au.int/en/pressreleases/20171123/african-ministers-communication-and-information-technologies-reiterate-need

LIBER 2018-2022 Strategy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SuUWvBncwI

 

Plagiarism:

How Social Media Encourages Plagiarism (and Six Ways You can Fight it)

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2017-11-13-how-social-media-encourages-plagiarism-and-six-ways-you-can-fight-it

 

Plagiarism Resources:

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

 

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