Copyright and A2K Issues

Denise Nicholson's information service on Copyright & A2K issues. Final newsletter was delivered on 15 December 2020.

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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

Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 July 2019 (Part 2)

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:

Elsevier’s Open Access Controversy: German Researchers Resign to Register Protest

https://www.enago.com/academy/move-boycott-elsevier-journals-deal-near-dead/

SpringerNature and Macmillan: one company, two directions: open access and IP maximization

https://bit.ly/2ZnJrS8

Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 July 2019 (Part 1)

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:

Decolonising Copyright, Building Our Creative & Information Economy (South Africa)(Seminars 7-8 August 2019)

http://infojustice.org/archives/41466

The New Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive: A Critical Look (EU)

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3424770

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 July 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:

Getting the Right Measures: How Copyright Exceptions and Limitations are an Essential Ingredient for Successful Library Systems

https://bit.ly/32ghjSX

WIPO Accused of Bias toward Copyright Holders in Regional Meetings

http://infojustice.org/archives/41270

Outcomes of the second WIPO regional seminar: #Copyright4Libraries in the African Region

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 June 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:

Statement of the South African Youth Council on the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2457509927595291&id=173811782631795

Strengthening the Regulation Regimes for Collecting Societies in South Africa and Nigeria: Any Room for Competition Law? [PhD thesis]

https://bit.ly/2RrDal5

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