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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/

Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 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: 

 

South Africa:  White Paper on Science, Technology & Innovation:

South Africa: New draft White Paper on Science, Technology and Innovation (10 September 2018)

30 days to comment on this document

https://bit.ly/2NEiR4F

https://www.dst.gov.za/images/2018/white-pate-on-STI-7_09-FINAL.pdf

 

Copyright & A2K Issues - 6 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 treatie

Intellectual Property:

South Africa: Copyright Amendment Bill, Version No. 3, 2018

https://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/Version3_2018

Response to IIPA Comments to USTR Regarding South Africa’s Copyright Amendments Bill and AGOA Eligibility

http://infojustice.org/archives/40250

Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 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 treatie

Intellectual Property:

South Africa: Copyright Amendment Bill - Request for submissions - Closing date: 21 September 2018 

See PDF document under Download at the bottom of this post.

IFLA Statement On Copyright Education and Copyright Literacy

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/clm/statements/ifla-statement-on-copyright-literacy.pdf

Copyright & A2K Issues - 28August 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

 

Open Science:

Open science is now the only way forward for psychology

https://bit.ly/2woEAmx

Guest post: Introducing AfricArxiv - a preprint repository for African researchers

https://www.authoraid.info/en/news/details/1318/

 

Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 August 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:

South Africa:  Copyright Amendment Bill Draft No. 2, 2018 – Submissions

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/Copyright_and_Related_Issues/SA_Copyright_Amendment_Bill_2018

Irony Alert: Disney (Yes, DISNEY!) Whines About 'Overzealous Copyright Holders'

https://bit.ly/2w299in

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 August 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:

Intellectual Property and Access to Science and Culture: Convergence or Conflict?

http://www.ceipi.edu/fileadmin/upload/DUN/CEIPI/Documents/Publications_CEIPI___ICTSD/CEIPI-ICTSD_no_3.pdf

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