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Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 October 2019

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 an

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa’s copyright bill is good for digital archives. Here’s why

https://theconversation.com/south-africas-copyright-bill-is-good-for-digital-archives-heres-why-125744

Climate Change and IP

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/climatechange/CC_IP

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 October 2019

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 an

 

Internet Censorship Bill (South Africa):

South Africa: "Internet Censorship Bill" Signed Into Law

http://www.mondaq.com/article.asp?articleid=855136&email_access=on

 

Intellectual Property:

Frequently Asked Questions about the SA Copyright Amendment Bill (updated 20.10.2019)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 October 2019

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 an

 

Intellectual Property:

Counsel  Opinion on South African Copyright Amendment Bill and the Constitution

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/Opinion

The Right to Read (South Africa)

https://www.newframe.com/the-right-to-read/

Copyright flexibility opens the door to decisive AI advantages (South Africa)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

New Copyright Law Will Benefit South Africans with Disabilities

https://theconversation.com/new-copyright-law-will-benefit-south-africans-with-disabilities-123225

‘Fair use’ in new Copyright Bill benefits everyone

Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 September 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Does The South African Copyright Bill Promote Plagiarism?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41511

Are Fair Use Provisions in the SA Copyright Amendment Bill Far Broader than in the US?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41522

South Africa is caught in the global hype of the fourth industrial revolution

Copyright & A2K Issues - 28 August 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Does the South African Copyright Bill Promote Plagiarism?

http://infojustice.org/archives/41511

Decolonising SA’s Copyright Law

https://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/general-news/2019/2019-08/decolonising-sas-copyright-law.html

Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 August 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

SA Copyright Amendment Bill  - Resources on the CAB debate: all the links you need! (with comments at end)

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/2019/08/resources-on-cab-debate-all-links-you.html

Resources on the Bill, Fair Use, etc.

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

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 August 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Legislation Under the Spotlight 

https://legal.sabinet.co.za/articles/copyright-legislation-under-the-spotlight/

 

Traditional Knowledge:

Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Act, No. 6 of 2019 (South Africa)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 August 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa:

The New Draft Copyright Bill Could Help Unlock the Doors of Learning and Culture (South Africa)

https://mg.co.za/article/2019-08-19-00-the-new-draft-copyright-bill-could-help-unlock-the-doors-of-learning-and-culture

Proposed Legislation Will Benefit Musicians Significantly – Deputy Minister Gina

Copyright & A2K Issues - 19 August 2019

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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

SpringerOpen pricing trends 2018 – 2019

https://sustainingknowledgecommons.org/2019/08/13/springeropen-pricing-trends-2018-2019/

Top University Of California Scientists Tell Elsevier They'll No Longer Work On Elsevier Journals

https://bit.ly/31F0mjH

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