Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 December 2017


Intellectual Property:

Photographer demands R20m from govt for Mandela picture

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

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

Net neutrality is essential for access to knowledge

Trade Deals Should Favour, Not Restrict, Access To Knowledge


Predatory Publishing Practices:

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

India's misfire on predatory publishing hits open access

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


Open Science/Research:

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


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

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

When Do We Let Plagiarism Go?

Open-access journals broken down by CC license

Data Sharing: Convert Challenges into Opportunities

Why should institutions consider publishing open access textbooks

My Peer's Reactions to Open Access Scholarship

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

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

“Reading, using and sharing”

CORE Publishing Practices


Conference Alert:

Library Publishing Forum

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

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