Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 May 2018

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South Africa Approves New IP Policy, With Guidance From UN Agencies

South African Creators Form Re-Create ZA to Advocate for Balanced Copyright Reform

Re-Create ZA launched for creators

Innovation & Intellectual Property In South Africa: The Case For Reform

The User Rights Database: Measuring the Impact of Copyright Balance

Fair use vs Fair dealing and Best Practice Guidelines for Authors and Creators

Copyright, Exhaustion, and the Role of Libraries in the Ecosystem of Knowledge

EU Governments Reach Negotiating Stance On Copyright Reform

WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights  - Thirty-Sixth Session Geneva, May 28 to June 1, 2018

Draft Action Plans on Limitations and Exceptions  through SCCR/39 (2nd Meeting In 2019)

11 NGOs send letter to WIPO SCCR delegates expressing grave concerns about proposed WIPO treaty for broadcasting



The Marrakesh Treaty: an EIFL Guide for Libraries (English)

Contracting Parties to Marrakesh Treaty

Lesotho becomes the 37th country to join the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities



Problems and challenges of predatory journals

Predatory Publishing – Resources

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