Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 December 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Photographer demands R20m from govt for Mandela picture

https://citizen.co.za/news/south-africa/1748054/photographer-demands-r20m-from-govt-for-mandela-picture/

IP Unit Submits its Comments Concerning the DTI’s Draft IP Policy, Phase One (South Africa)

http://infojustice.org/archives/39144

The Repeal of Net Neutrality Could Have Serious Consequences for All Internet Users

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-repeal-of-net-neutrality-could-have-serious-consequences_us_5a26e432e4b0f69ae8ce807c

Net neutrality is essential for access to knowledge

https://medium.com/@Wikimedia/net-neutrality-access-to-knowledge-e5e399a362ea

Trade Deals Should Favour, Not Restrict, Access To Knowledge

http://infojustice.org/archives/39135

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Federal Trade Commission and National Institutes of Health Take Action Against Predatory Publishing Practices

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/12/04/federal-trade-commission-national-institutes-health-take-action-predatory-publishing-practices/?informz=1

India's misfire on predatory publishing hits open access

https://www.natureindex.com/news-blog/indias-misfire-on-predatory-publishing-hits-open-access

Illegitimate Journals and How to Stop Them: An Interview with Kelly Cobey and Larissa Shamseer

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/12/05/illegitimate-journals-stop-interview-kelly-cobey-larissa-shamseer/?informz=1

 

Open Science/Research:

SA-EU Open Science Workshop 30 November-1 December 2017

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pldwte3y56b2i20/AADRVhHlWgF8lQcEhyTfUCu6a?dl=0

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Behaviours and Technical Recommendations of the COAR Next Generation Repositories Working Group

https://www.coar-repositories.org/activities/advocacy-leadership/working-group-next-generation-repositories/

When Do We Let Plagiarism Go?

http://bit.ly/2AtRZx4

Open-access journals broken down by CC license

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+PeterSuber/posts/JcvDEPq3dJt

Data Sharing: Convert Challenges into Opportunities

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00327/full

Why should institutions consider publishing open access textbooks

https://etextbook.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2017/12/04/why-should-institutions-consider-publishing-open-access-textbooks/

My Peer's Reactions to Open Access Scholarship

http://rockingthescience.net/GRAD_5104/grad5104/my-peers-reactions-to-open-access-scholarship/

It's Gonna Get A Lot Easier To Break Science Journal Paywalls

https://www.wired.com/story/its-gonna-get-a-lot-easier-to-break-science-journal-paywalls/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare

Twitter Inter-Library Loan, Article Sharing, and Open Access

https://awayofhappening.wordpress.com/2017/12/03/twitter-inter-library-loan-article-sharing-and-open-access/

“Reading, using and sharing”

https://library.maastrichtuniversity.nl/reading-using-and-sharing/

CORE Publishing Practices

https://publicationethics.org/core-practices

 

Conference Alert:

Library Publishing Forum

21-23 May 2018 – University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA

https://librarypublishing.org/library-publishing-forum/

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