Blogs

Legal Deposit in South Africa - 10 March 2016

 

TO FIND OUT HOW TO DEPOSIT YOUR PUBLICATIONS IN TERMS OF THE LEGAL DEPOSIT ACT, SEE:

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

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Reflections on the State of Free Access to Law in Africa: Creating Value, Extending Frontiers

Africa’s quest for strong, stable and thriving democracies that are anchored by the rule of law will continue to flounder as long as access to legal information in Africa remains the ideal rather than the reality. This was one of the insights shared at two regional workshops that were organized to discuss the contributions of free access to law (or legal information) to democracy, the rule of law and economic development in Africa.

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 11 February 2016

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:]

Open Science Framework: a scholarly commons to conn3ect the entire research cycle

http://aims.fao.org/activity/blog/open-science-framework-scholarly-commons-connect-entire-research-cycle

The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 10 February 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

IP Negotiations Monitor (Issue no. 16) (South Centre)

http://www.southcentre.int/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/IPMonitor16_EN.pdf

WIPR survey: Readers say US copyright damages can stretch too far

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 February 2016 (Part 2)

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Alternative Publishing Models to Support Open Access

http://sparcopen.org/our-work/alternative-publishing-models/

Knowledge Unlatched continues to show the importance of partnership and diversity in open access book publishing

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Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 February 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

Completing the Year: Highlights from the Global Congress on IP and the Public Interest 2015

http://www.eifl.net/blogs/completing-year-highlights-global-congress-ip-and-public-interest-2015

Fair Is as Fair Does: Contractual Normative Regulation of Copyright User Contracts in South Africa

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