Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 2018

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at: http://lists.wits.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/copyrightanda2kinfo or email Denise.Nicholson@wits.ac.za

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Copyright and Related Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues

Managing your Copyright for Authors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnrs7CECFjM

Understanding Rights Reversion- When, Why, & How to Regain Copyright and Make Your Book More Available

https://bit.ly/2sIgyRq

 

OPEN ACCESS, A2K & SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION:

The Fair Open Access Principles and Open Access Transparency

https://against-the-grain.com/2018/06/the-fair-open-access-principles-and-open-access-transparency/

Open Access Resources

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

An examination of the effect of open versus paywalled access publication on the disseminative impact and citation count of publications in intensive care medicine and anesthesia

https://www.jccjournal.org/article/S0883-9441(18)30020-0/pdf

Sweden to open source digital science journals and boycotts Elsevier

https://goodereader.com/blog/digital-education/sweden-to-open-source-digital-science-journals-and-boycotts-elsevier

Europe’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spread

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05191-0

AI Researchers Boycott Journal Over A Paywall That Many Other Journals Have

https://www.econotimes.com/AI-Researchers-Boycott-Journal-Over-A-Paywall-That-Many-Other-Journals-Have-1292895

North, South, and Open Access: Jeff MacKie-Mason responds from California

https://poynder.blogspot.co.za/2018/05/north-south-and-open-access-jeff-mackie.html

Opportunities and Barriers of Indian Open Access Repositories

http://irjlis.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2-IR460-81.pdf

After 24 Years, When Will Academic Culture Finally Shift?

http://bjoern.brembs.net/2018/05/after-24-years-when-will-academic-culture-finally-shift/

Institutional repositories: a bibliometric study of the social sciences citation index (SSCI)

https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/EL-09-2017-0192

All Scientific Research Funded by NASA Is Available For Free

https://www.sciencealert.com/all-nasa-science-research-available-free-online-pubspace

Getting Scientists Ready for Open Access: The Approaches of Forschungszentrum Jülich

http://www.mdpi.com/2304-6775/6/2/24

Open access to research data and publications: The unintended consequences

http://www.enrio.eu/news-activities/open-access-research-data-publications-unintended-consequences/

ArSciHub — A Sci-Hub Mirror on Arweave

https://medium.com/@12bits.blog/arscihub-a-sci-hub-mirror-on-arweave-f4f4c0044c5d

MedPix®-OA medical images

https://medpix.nlm.nih.gov

Arts and Culture Resources (CC)

https://creativecommons.org/about/program-areas/arts-culture/arts-culture-resources

 

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES:

Brazilian Ministry of Education Publishes OER Ordinance

http://infojustice.org/archives/39988

Open Educational Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Open_Educational_Resources

Open Educational Resources Could Finally Be On the Horizon

https://news.elearninginside.com/open-educational-resources-could-finally-be-on-the-horizon

SPARC State Policy Playbook 2

 https://sparcopen.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/SPARC-OER-State-Policy-Playbook-2.pdf

 

OPEN SCIENCE/OPEN DATA 

The future(s) of open science

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0306312718772086

Are the global goals doomed to fail without better open data?

http://news.trust.org/item/20180524172651-1sjk4/http://news.trust.org/item/20180524172651-1sjk4/

Sci-GaIA: Open Science to support African scientists and innovation

https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/sci-gaia-open-science-support-african-scientists-and-innovation

Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

https://planeta.com/oaweek18/

 

PREDATORY PUBLISHING PRACTICES:

Predatory journals exploit structural weaknesses in scholarly publishing

https://www.4open-sciences.org/articles/fopen/pdf/2018/01/fopen180001s.pdf

Resources on Predatory Publishers

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

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