Copyright & A2K Issues - 5 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 - public hearings postponed

http://www.africanlii.org/blogs/denise/copyright-a2k-issues-3-june-2017-newsflash

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

New Toolkits on the Block: Peer Review Alternatives in Scholarly Communication

file:///C:/Users/00658018.DS/Downloads/STAL9781614997696-0062.pdf

Claims About Benefits of Open Access to Society (Beyond Academia)

http://ebooks.iospress.nl/publication/46640

Openness in Scholarship: A Return to Core Values?

http://ebooks.iospress.nl/publication/46638

In referees we trust?

http://physicstoday.scitation.org/doi/10.1063/PT.3.3463

Best Practices for Peer Review

http://www.aaupnet.org/images/stories/documents/bppr_booklet_web_042016.pdf

Resources on Peer Review

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

Strength-based scholarship and good education: The scholarship circle

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14703297.2016.1257951

20,000 Endangered Archaeological Sites Now Catalogued in a New Online Database

http://www.openculture.com/2017/06/20000-endangered-archaeological-sites-now-catalogued-in-a-new-online-database.html

Diamond Open Access, Societies and Mission

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/06/01/diamond-open-access-societies-mission/

Detours and Diversions — Do Open Access Publishers Face New Barriers?

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/05/31/detours-and-diversions-do-open-access-publishers-face-new-barriers/

Open Access & Scholarly Communication: Defining Success

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/05/23/open-access-scholarly-communication-defining-success/

Project Cupcake: Designing a New Type of Journal Metric.

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/05/22/project-cupcake-designing-new-type-journal-metric/

Citation Performance Indicators — A Very Short Introduction

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2017/05/15/citation-performance-indicators-short-introduction/

Towards a competitive and sustainable open access publishing market in Europe

https://blogs.openaire.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/OA-market-report-28Final-13-March-201729-1.pdf

 

Conference/Symposium Alerts:

“Bestekopname- Digitisering van Afrikaanse Publikasies”

16-17 August, 2017 – University of Pretoria, South Africa

https://digiafrikaans.wixsite.com/digiafrikaans

 

IFLA WLIC Conference, 2017 (full programme)

19-25 August 2017, Wroclaw, Poland

http://www.professionalabstracts.com/iflawlic2017/iplanner/#/grid

 

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