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Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 May 2017 (News Flash)

 

NOTICE FROM SA PORTFOLIO COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND INDUSTRY, SOUTH AFRICA

COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL 2017 - PUBLIC HEARINGS AND SUBMISSIONS

Dear Stakeholder

Please find the following information with respect to the processing of the Copyright and the Performers' Protection Bills.

HAVE YOUR SAY - COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL [B13-2017]
Submissions and Hearings

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 25 May 2017 (Pt. 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication

Library of Congress Offers Largest Release of Digital Catalog Records in History

https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-17-068/library-offers-largest-release-of-digital-catalog-records-in-history/2017-05-16/

Open Access Digital Repository: Sharing Student Research with the World

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 25 May 2017 (Pt. 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

SA Copyright Amendment Bill (2017) and Performers’ Protection Bill (2016) and related resources

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

Fair Use Is Good for Creativity and Innovation

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 23 May 2017

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Young researchers preach Open Access yet many don’t practice

http://www.natureindex.com/news-blog/young-researchers-preach-open-access-yet-many-dont-practice

Two Good Platforms That Provide Free Science Books

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 18 May 2017

 

News Flash! 

South African Copyright Amendment Bill  

This week the SA Copyright Amendment Bill [B 13—2017] was formally introduced into Parliament. See: https://www.parliament.gov.za/storage/app/media/Docs/bill/ffd3aa9e-77f2-4903-b496-13fa282056ef.pdf

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 24 April 2017 (Part 1)

 

Intellectual Property:

The Web Is At A Crossroads – New Standard Enables Copyright Enforcement Violating Users’ Rights

http://infojustice.org/archives/37984

Intellectual Property Channeling for Digital Works

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2952083

Libraries winners from copyright changes (Australia)

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