Copyright & A2K Issues - 20 December 2016

 

Intellectual Property:

Copyright & Related Resources

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

Trump on Copyright: How the Trump Administration will approach copyright law and potential copyright reforms

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/2016/12/18/trump-administration-copyright-law-copyright-reforms/id=75793/

Round-up of the week at WIPO’s copyright committee

http://www.eifl.net/blogs/round-week-wipos-copyright-committee

European Commission proposes copyright exception for researchers

http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=newsalert&year=2016&na=na-140916

The End of Ownership - Personal Property in the Digital Economy

https://mitpress.mit.edu/end

 

EIFL Documents:

New EIFL resource on inter-library document supply

http://www.eifl.net/news/new-eifl-resource-inter-library-document-supply

New resource on cross-border access to knowledge

http://www.eifl.net/news/new-resource-cross-border-access-knowledge

EIFL Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues

http://www.eifl.net/resources/eifl-handbook-copyright-and-related-issues-libraries-english

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Let’s speed up science with open access publishing

https://www.statnews.com/2016/12/19/open-access-publishing/

IFLA Journal – December 2016

http://www.ifla.org/node/11062

Scholarly Communication/Publishing Resources

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

 

Traditional Knowledge:

South Africa: Committee On Cooperative Governance Holds Public Hearings in Mthatha

http://allafrica.com/stories/201612070078.html

WIPO Members Update Draft Text on Protecting Traditional Knowledge

http://www.ictsd.org/bridges-news/bridges/news/wipo-members-update-draft-text-on-protecting-traditional-knowledge

Traditional Knowledge Resources

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

Traditional Knowledge and Culture Expressions Act 2016 (Kenya)

http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/12/03/traditional-knowledge-and-culture-expressions-act-2016_c1467018

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