Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 October 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

The User Rights Database: Measuring the Impact of Copyright Balance

http://infojustice.org/archives/38981

http://infojustice.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PIJIP-Handout-10302017-v5.pdf

Does ResearchGate Emerge Unscathed, or Even Strengthened?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/10/26/guest-post-researchgate-emerge-unscathed-even-strengthened/

As We Celebrate Nigeria’s Ratification of the WCT, WPPT, The Beijing Treaty and Marrakesh Treaty…

http://ip-unit.org/2017/as-we-celebrate-nigerias-ratification-of-the-wct-wppt-the-beijing-treaty-and-marrakesh-treaty/?platform=hootsuite

Digital v. Analogue: Reconceptualising the Orphan Works Problem for Cultural Heritage Institutions

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3058254

Why the Open Access Road Still Leads Back to Copyright (Michael Geist - Video)

https://ryecast.ryerson.ca/11/Watch/11904.aspx

Evidence-Based Intellectual Property Policymaking: An Integrated Review of Methods and Conclusions 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jwip.12069/full

Exploring Patent Barriers to Cancer Treatment Access in South Africa

http://infojustice.org/archives/38950

Toward a Canadian Knowledge Transfer Strategy: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2017/06/toward-canadian-knowledge-transfer-strategy-appearance-standing-committee-industry-science-technology/

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Resources on Predatory Publishing Practices

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

Many Academics Are Eager to Publish in Worthless Journals

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/science/predatory-journals-academics.html

Open Access Week 2017 – It’s time to do something about predatory publishers

http://blogs.plos.org/thestudentblog/2017/10/27/open-access-week-2017-its-time-to-do-something-about-predatory-publishers/

Widely used U.S. government database delists cancer journal

http://retractionwatch.com/2017/10/25/widely-used-u-s-government-database-delists-cancer-journal/

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