Copyright & A2K Issues - 9 December 2016 (Pt 2)

 

Intellectual Property:

Music Canada Reverses on Years of Copyright Lobbying - Now Says WIPO Internet Treaties were Wrong

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2016/12/music-canada-reverses-on-years-of-copyright-lobbying-now-says-wipo-internet-treaties-were-wrong-guess/

Copyright & Related Resources

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

 

Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

Humanities Commons

https://hcommons.org/

Southern African Legal Information Institute

http://www.saflii.org/

SA Constitutional Court website

http://www.constitutionalcourt.org.za

Serials crisis hits National Taiwan University, Elsevier journal subscriptions to be discontinued

http://www.editage.com/insights/serials-crisis-hits-national-taiwan-university-elsevier-journal-subscriptions-to-be-discontinued

Exploring Possibilities for Transforming Established Subscription-based Scientific Journals into Open Access Journals

http://methods.schattauer.de/contents/archivestandard/issue/2436/manuscript/26875.html

Libraries, massive open online courses and the importance of place: Partnering with libraries to explore change in the Great Lakes

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/NLW-08-2016-0054

Controversial impact factor gets a heavyweight rival - Elsevier’s CiteScore uses a larger database

— and provides different results for the quality of journals.

http://www.nature.com/news/controversial-impact-factor-gets-a-heavyweight-rival-1.21131

Defining Open Peer Review: Part Three – A Community Endorsed Definition

https://blogs.openaire.eu/?p=1465

It’s Time for “Instant Open Archiving” in the Psychological Sciences

https://meaningseeds.com/2016/12/04/its-time-for-instant-open-archiving-in-the-psychological-sciences/

 

Open Science/Open Data:

South Africa Data Portal

http://southafrica.opendataforafrica.org/

Open Data Portal (Code4SA)

http://code4sa.org/projects/opendata-portal.html

New tools available to share, discover and manage research data

http://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2016-12-08/new-tools-available-share-discover-and-manage-research-data

Open supply? On the future of document supply in the world of open science

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/ILDS-07-2016-0025

Accelerating Translational Research through Open Science: The Neuro Experiment

http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2001259

Over 600 Springer Nature journals commit to new data sharing policies

http://www.springernature.com/gp/group/media/press-releases/over-600-springer-nature-journals-commit-to-new-data-sharing-policies/11111248

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