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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 - 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?

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