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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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Copyright & A2 Issues - 17 April 2014

 

 

I will be out of the office from 18 April until 7 May 2014. Back on 8 May.

May the Risen Christ bless and guide you always.  Happy Easter and God bless. 

 

Intellectual Property:

20 Years of TRIPS – Max Planck Launches Declaration on Patent Protection

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 16 April 2014

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New IR at Central University of Technology, Free State, SA

http://ir.cut.ac.za/

Directory of Open Access Institutional Repositories

http://oatd.org

A brief look at the University of Calgary Open Acces Author’s Fund

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