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Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 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 Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at:

 

Intellectual Property:

South Africa’s Proposed Copyright Fair Use Right Should Be a Model for the World

http://infojustice.org/archives/40184

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

https://bit.ly/2NGa26u

ReCreate SA calls for creator rights in copyright reform now

https://bit.ly/2uRt3fF

Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 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,

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

Copyright and Related Resources

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

Managing your Copyright for Authors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnrs7CECFjM

Understanding Rights Reversion- When, Why, & How to Regain Copyright and Make Your Book More Available

Copyright & A2K Issues - 8 March 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.  If you would like to subscribe to this newsletter, please email 

 

Intellectual Property

SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - Feedback

The Bill was on the agenda for discussion by the Portfolio Sub-Committee on Trade & Industry on 7 March 2018. It is on the agenda again for 14 March 2018.  The processing of the Bill will apparently continue well into mid-2018.  

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Association of Universities in the Netherlands launches 2018-2020 Road Map to Open Access

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