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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 - 26 July 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 P

 

Intellectual Property:

Resources on Fair Use around the World

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

The Myth Of IP Incentives For All Nations – Q&A With Carlos Correa

http://www.ip-watch.org/2018/06/20/myth-ip-incentives-nations-qa-carlos-correa

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