Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 August 2015 (Pt. 2)

 

IFLA High Level Meetings – 2015

13 African Cultural Ministers sign the Cape Town Declaration, August 2015

http://www.ifla.org/node/9767

IFLA high-level meeting sets the advocacy agenda for libraries in Africa

http://www.ifla.org/node/9718

 

Intellectual Property:

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 August 2015

 

South African Copyright Amendment Bill 2015 (deadline for submissions is now 16 September 2015). 

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly on the Bill so far!

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Copyright &A2K Issues -18 August 2015

 

 PLEASE NOTE:  The deadline for submissions to the SA Dept of Trade and Industry on the Copyright Amendment Bill  2015 has been extended to 16 September 2015.

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 August 2015

 

PLEASE NOTE:  I WILL BE ATTENDING CONFERENCES IN SOUTH AFRICA BETWEEN 11-23 AUGUST 2015, SO THERE WILL NO NEWSLETTERS DURING THAT PERIOD.

 

Intellectual Property:

Anatomy of Copyright Coup - Jamaica's Public Domain Plundered

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/07/anatomy-copyright-coup-jamaicas-public-domain-plundered

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 August 2015

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The Once and Future Publishing Library

http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub166/Pub166-pdf

Research Outputs Policy (DHET’s new accredited lists for 2016 – South Africa)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 3 August 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Are Your Tweets Protected Intellectual Property?

http://www.adweek.com/socialtimes/are-your-tweets-protected-intellectual-property/624159

Twitter removes plagiarized jokes, sparking copyright debate

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 31 July 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright issues dog academics

http://mg.co.za/article/2015-07-30-copyright-issues-dog-academics#.VbsofmnpqWE.twitter

The TPP’s Reckless Proposals For Damages Will Have Negative Impact On Future Reform Of IPR Regimes

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 30 July 2015

 

Intellectual Property:

Swiss Supreme Court: document delivery service for scientific articles

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/2015/07/swiss-supreme-court-document-delivery_27.html

German Copyright Act Art. 38(4) 2013 -  contributions to collections (deposits in institutional repositories)

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 July 2015

 

South Africa: Copyright Law

South Africa’s current Copyright Act and Regulations

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/c.php?g=145347&p=1100412

South Africa’s new Copyright Amendment Bill 2015 (for public comment until 26 August 2015)

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