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Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 November 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

SA parliament's trade, industry committee adopts reports Copyright, Performers bills

https://bit.ly/2Qd9lXp

Tearing down myths around the South African Copyright Amendment Bill

https://www.ifla.org/node/91689

SANEF Celebrates the Inclusion of The “Fair Use” Principle in the SA Copyright Amendment Bill

Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 November 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Resources on Fair Use

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

Defining the Relevant Market in Fair Use Determinations

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3264238

Updated Background Paper For The Treaty On Education And Research Activities (TERA)

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 November 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.  Archives are available at: 

Intellectual Property:

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

http://www.thedailyvox.co.za/decolonised-education-means-giving-poor-students-fair-use-of-textbooks-thabiso-bhengu/

Copyright Office Broadens DMCA Exemption for Filmmakers

Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 November 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.  Archives are available at: 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Wellcome Trust to introduce stricter open access rules

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/wellcome-trust-to-introduce-stricter-open-access-rules/3009721.article

'Plan S' Aims to Transform Scholarly Communication—Will Publishers Be Ready?

Copyright & A2K Issues - 1 November 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

Fair Use in South Africa (video)

http://go2.mailengine1.com/click/fof6-uhlgw-gv3w6g-9p7ij5f4/

"Free is not fair" won't make authors richer, but fixing publishers' contracts will

https://boingboing.net/2018/10/21/lunch-money-for-bullies.html

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 October 2018 (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: 

 

Marrakesh Treaty:

Contracting Parties to Marrakesh VIP Treaty (Total Contracting Parties : 43)

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ShowResults.jsp?lang=en&treaty_id=843

 

Open Data:

Open Data to Support the Sustainable Development Goals

Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 October 2018 (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:

South Africa: Copyright Amendment Bill 2018 – Process and documents

https://pmg.org.za/bill/705/

 

New Call for submissions - https://pmg.org.za/call-for-comment/752/

SA Copyright Amendment Bill [B13-2017]: comment on specific clause of working draft

Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 October 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

5th Global Congress On IP And The Public Interest: Successes, Strategies Highlighted

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/10/03/5th-global-congress-ip-public-interest-successes-strategies-highlighted/

The UK Government’s Guidance on Effects of a “No Deal” Brexit on Copyright

https://bit.ly/2DY2mfZ

Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

The man behind the EU’s copyright law is “surprised” by what’s in the proposal

https://qz.com/1389385/article-11-and-article-13-axel-voss-is-surprised-by-eu-copyright-law/

Science Europe Press Release: European Parliament Vote on Copyright Fails to Provide Legal Clarity for Research

Copyright & A2K Issues - 17 September 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.  Archives are available at: 

 

Intellectual Property:

The European Parliament Votes on Copyright Reform: Giving and Taking Away

https://www.ifla.org/node/75006

What Europe’s Copyright Law Changes Could Mean for U.S. Publishers

https://www.adweek.com/digital/what-europes-copyright-law-changes-could-mean-for-u-s-publishers/

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