Blogs

Copyright & A2K Issues - 13 June 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

US Federal Appeals Court Rules Searchable Book Database Constitute Fair Use

http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/06/federal-appeals-court-rules-searchable-book-database-constitutes-fair-use.php

My MPs say “You can ignore Elsevier’s TDM click-through API and we urge your library to do so too”

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 12 June 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Why Authors Win even if Authors Guild Lost

https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610212022-49502820-why-authors-win-even-if-authors-guild-lost

 

Internet Governance & ICT Issues:

Final WSIS Targets Review: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward.

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 June 2014

 

Intellectual Property:

Is it in the Public Domain? – Handbook

http://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/Final_PublicDomain_Handbook.pdf

The Loss of Access Copyright Royalties and the Effect on Publishers: Sifting Fact from Fiction (Part 1) (Canada)

http://arielkatz.org/archives/3281

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 June 2014

 

African Libraries:

AfLIA -African Library & Information Associations & Institutions website

http://aflia.net/

 

Intellectual Property:

EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries (some new/updated features)

http://www.eifl.net/eifl-handbook-copyright-english

ABC of Copyright Launches in Latin America

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 27 May 2014 (2)

 

Winter School 2014 (South Africa):

Winter school on Preservation Management at the University of the Western Cape during the week of 23-27 June, 2014.  Staff from Community Libraries are most welcome (registration fees covered under the Conditional Grant).Own travel and accommodation arrangements. We would like to target staff from the larger metropolitan and provincial libraries.

For registration please contact lamese.mohamed@nlsa.ac.za or tel 021 487 5602.

 

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 26 May 2014

 

Apologies for the silence over the past few weeks.  I was in hospital for a few days and on sick leave at home. I returned to work today, so my newsletter will be sent out more regularly now.

 

Intellectual Property:

New Changes to Copyright Law (UK) and Guidelines

http://www.ipo.gov.uk/hargreaves-copyright-techreview

Hopes Dampened for Copyright Exceptions for Libraries and Archives at WIPO

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