Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 August 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Curiosity – Wits Magazine

http://www.wits.ac.za/curiosity/

No Development Without Access to Information: We Need Alternatives to Internet Shut-Downs

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/faife/statements/ifla_internet_shutdowns_statement.pdf

IFLA Statement on Digital Literacy

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/faife/statements/ifla_digital_literacy_statement.pdf

IFLA’s International Advocacy Programme: Full Steam Ahead!

https://www.ifla.org/node/11575

Today's the day! IFLA's Global Vision online voting is now open

https://www.ifla.org/node/11573

The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals

http://www.sajs.co.za/sites/default/files/publications/pdf/SAJS-113-7-8_Mouton_ResearchArticle.pdf

The false academy: predatory publishing in science and bioethics

https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs11019-016-9740-3.pdf

Library as Publisher: From an African Lens

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/3336451.0020.203?view=text;rgn=main

IFLA 2016 Satellite Meeting Proceedings  Libraries as Publishers: Building a Global Community

https://www.journalofelectronicpublishing.org/

Open Air 2017 Annual Report

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5PHX8TIJ3Q7bGxWcUdXR1BOX2c/view?ths=true

 

Open Educational Resources:

Open Educational Resources in the Commonwealth 2016

http://oasis.col.org/bitstream/handle/11599/2441/2016_Phalachandra-Abeywardena_OER-in-Commonwealth-2016.pdf?sequence=4&isAllowed=y

Africa Must Embrace Online Learning to Meet Demand for Degrees

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/africa-must-embrace-online-learning-to-meet-demand-for-degrees

OER: The Future of Education Is Open

http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/8/oer-the-future-of-education-is-open

 

Open Data

Resources on Open Data

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

Report. Evaluation of the Open Data for Development program

http://ictlogy.net/20170815-report-evaluation-of-the-open-data-for-development-program/

On the hunt for data: Building an Open Data Repository in Uganda

https://medium.com/@aiddata/on-the-hunt-for-data-building-an-open-data-repository-in-uganda-a7af1506dadc

Starter tips on sharing data and analysis scripts

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2017/08/28/starter-tips-on-sharing-data-and-analysis-scripts/

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