Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 April 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Present Thinking About the Future of Intellectual Property: A Literature Review

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/275819143_Present_Thinking_About_the_Future_of_Intellectual_Property_A_Literature_Review#_=_

IP rights concerns grow on historic day for UK

http://www.intellectualpropertymagazine.com/brexit/ip-rights-concerns-grow-on-historic-day-for-uk-123238.htm

 

Plagiarism Issues:

Automatic Paraphrasing: A Problem for Academia?

https://www.plagiarismtoday.com/2017/03/23/automatic-paraphrasing-a-problem-for-academia/

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Open Access How a Browser Extension Could Shake Up Academic Publishing

http://www.chronicle.com/article/How-a-Browser-Extension-Could/239714

New Browser Extension Offers Legal Access to Paywalled Content

http://mentalfloss.com/article/93966/new-browser-extension-offers-legal-access-paywalled-content

Open Access Policies and Academic Freedom: Understanding and Addressing Conflicts

http://jlsc-pub.org/articles/abstract/10.7710/2162-3309.2104/

New Large-Scale Initiative Aims To Increase Open Access To Scholarly Research

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/04/06/new-large-scale-initiative-aims-increase-open-access-scholarly-research/

Initiative for Open Citations

https://i4oc.org/

National Science Technology and Innovation Information Portal

http://www.naci.org.za/nstiip/

Open Access to Scientific Information in Emerging Countries

http://www.dlib.org/dlib/march17/schopfel/03schopfel.html

South Centre IP Negotiations Monitor (Issue 20)

https://www.southcentre.int/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/IPMonitor20_EN.pdf

Browsing Open Access Symposium 2016 by Submit Date (presentations)

http://open.uct.ac.za/handle/11427/22711/browse?type=dateaccessioned&rpp=5&order=DESC

IFLA Journal (March 2017)

https://www.ifla.org/node/11277

Apereo.org

https://www.apereo.org/

Sci-GaIA

http://www.sci-gaia.eu/

Open access developments in the Netherlands

http://www.vsnu.nl/files/documenten/Domeinen/Onderzoek/Open%20access/Newsletter%20number%2027%20(30-03-2017).pdf

Elsevier regrets HRK unwillingness to progress German national agreement talks, urges return to negotiations

https://www.elsevier.com/connect/elsevier-regrets-hrk-unwillingness-to-progress-german-national-agreement-talks-urges-return-to-negotiations

How Elsevier plans to sabotage Open Access

https://hackernoon.com/how-elsevier-plans-to-sabotage-open-access-76fbd46593ae

Current status on negotiations Elsevier

http://www.vsnu.nl/en_GB/faq-oa-elsevier.html

Manifold Beta Now Available for Interactive Scholarly Monographs

http://manifold.umn.edu/2017/04/04/manifold-beta-now-available/

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-sectional comparison

https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-017-0785-9

Articles on Fake News

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/journalism_and_media-studies/fake_news

Pyne: Are universities complicit in predatory publishing?

http://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/pyne-are-universities-complicit-in-predatory-publishing

Growth of predatory open access journals: implication for quality assurance in library and information science research

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/LHTN-10-2016-0046

The Fraud of Open Access Publishing

http://insa.nic.in/writereaddata/UpLoadedFiles/PINSA/2017_Art08.pdf

 

Open Educational Resources (OER):

The open educational resources movement is redefining the concept of online textbooks

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/features/feature-article/open-educational-resources-movement-redefining-concept-online-textbooks/

How online courses can bring the world into Africa’s classroom

https://theconversation.com/how-online-courses-can-bring-the-world-into-africas-classrooms-63773

Open Learning Champions – a model for widening participation

https://oepscotland.org/2017/04/03/open-learning-champions-a-model-for-widening-participation/

 

 

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