Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 July 2012

Intellectual Property:

An Anthem To Ignorance: South Africa’s Case Of Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika

http://www.ip-watch.org/2012/06/20/an-anthem-to-ignorance-south-africas-case-of-nkosi-sikelel-iafrika/

EU Trade Commissioner Makes Last Appeal For Delay Of ACTA Vote

http://www.ip-watch.org/2012/07/03/eu-trade-commissioner-makes-last-appeal-for-delay-of-acta-vote/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts

What the secret TPPA text say about copyright exceptions?

http://keionline.org/node/1451

USTR Introduces new copyright exceptions and limitations provision

http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/blog/2012/july/ustr-introduces-new-copyright-exceptions-limitations-provision

Switzerland Most Innovative Economy, Global Divide Persists, Says WIPO/INSEAD Index

http://www.ip-watch.org/2012/07/03/switzerland-most-innovative-economy-global-divide-persists-says-wipoinsead-index/

Global Innovation Index Report

http://www.globalinnovationindex.org/gii/main/fullreport/files/Global%20Innovation%20Index%202012.pdf

World Bank Sanctions Oxford University Press for Corrupt Practices Impacting Education Projects in East Africa

http://www.egovmonitor.com/node/51899

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Future is Open and Online

http://www.dailypioneer.com/avenues/77724-future-is-open-and-online.html

Digital object identifier (DOI) becomes an ISO standard

 http://www.iso.org/iso/news.htm?refid=Ref1561

Open Access survey findings throw light on the evolving role of the librarian

http://www.intechopen.com/open-access-survey-findings-throw-light-on-the-evolving-role-of-librarian.html

Open Learning Resources;

The e-Learning Africa 2012 Report

http://www.gsma.com/developmentfund/the-elearning-africa-2012-report/

Mobile  Technologies, M-Learning and Social Media:

Is mLearning the Shape of Things to Come?

http://www.elearning-africa.com/eLA_Newsportal/is-mlearning-the-shape-of-things-to-come/

Digitisation and Preservation:

The Preservation of Complex Objects Volume 1: Visualisations and Simulations

http://pocos.org/images/pub_material/books/pocos_vol_1.pdf

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