Copyright & A2K Issues - 7 June 2019

This is a free online international Information Service covering various topics, including copyright, plagiarism and other IP matters, Open Access, open publishing, open learning resources, institutional repositories, scholarly communication, digitization and library matters, mobile technologies, issues affecting access to knowledge (A2K), particularly in developing countries; WTO and WIPO treaties and matters; Free Trade Agreements and TRIPS Plus; useful websites, conference alerts, etc.  Archives are available at:  If you would like to subscribe to, or unsubscribe from, this newsletter, please do so at:   or email only (N.B. PLEASE DO NOT SEND TO WHOLE MAILING LIST)  


Intellectual Property:

South African Copyright Amendment Bill:


Statutory Review Of The Copyright Act (Canada) June 2019

Nigerian Copyright Reform and Implications for Access to Teaching and Learning Materials (TLMs) in the Digital Age

Fixing Fair Dealing for the Digital Age: What Lies Behind the Copyright Review’s Most Important Recommendation

Scoping Study on Access to Copyright Protected Works by Persons With Disabilities


Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

The Monograph Is Broken. Long Live the Monograph.

Theme of 2019 International Open Access Week To Be “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”

What is Open Science? Introduction

How to Teach with JSTOR Text Analyzer

The gold rush: Why open access will boost publisher profits

Knowledge Unlatched and partners launch Open Research Library

2019 Best Practices From World Libraries Photo Gallery

Scientists Call on Funders to Make Research Freely Available Immediately, “Plan U” Proposal Published Today

Placing science closer to young citizens

Should India adopt Plan S to realise Open Access to Public-funded Scientific Research?


Open Educational Resources:

Unesco OER Recommendation: One Step Closer To Adoption

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