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Open Science

by Denise Nicholson • May 21, 2021

What is Open Science? An introduction to Open Science Introduction to Open Science (Course) Open Science (European Commission) Open Science (OECD) Open Science Definition Point of View: How open science helps researchers succeed UNESCO – Open Science What is Open Science? What is Open Science? Introduction (FOSTER) What is Open Science? (OpenSource.com) What is Open […]

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Open Science

eBulletin May 2022

by Denise Nicholson • May 12, 2022

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin May 2022

New Proposed Amendments to Copyright Amendment Bill – Constitutionality in Question

by Denise Nicholson • April 13, 2022

In mid-2015 a draft Copyright Amendment Bill was published by the Department of Trade and Industry for public comment.  It underwent several changes in the Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry because of public submissions, public hearings, and inputs from two small legal working groups appointed by the Committee.  Four years later, the 2017 version […]

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New Proposed Amendments to Copyright Amendment Bill – Constitutionality in Question

eBulletin April 2022

by Denise Nicholson • April 5, 2022

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin April 2022

eBulletin March 2022

by Denise Nicholson • March 1, 2022

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin March 2022

eBulletin February 2022

by Denise Nicholson • February 3, 2022

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin December 2021

by Denise Nicholson • December 6, 2021

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin December 2021

eBulletin October 2021

by Denise Nicholson • October 15, 2021

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin October 2021

Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) for Libraries

by admin • September 28, 2021

A Legal Analysis of Making Copyrighted Works Available Online During the Coronavirus Crisis A White Paper on Controlled Digital Lending of Library Books Authors’ Alliance Supports Controlled Digital Lending-A2p2 Issue Brief: Controlled Digital Lending Controlled Digital Lending (Handwiki) Controlled Digital Lending (Wikipedia) Controlled Digital Lending: an Interview by Jonathan Band Controlled Digital Lending: Getting Books […]

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Controlled Digital Lending (CDL) for Libraries

Public Lending Right (PLR)

by Denise Nicholson • September 22, 2021

African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) Position on Public Lending Right EIFL Public Lending Right EIFL Public Lending Right – WIPO SCCR 40 Explanation of Rent Seeking with example: public lending rights in South Africa (A. Rens) IFLA Background document on Public Lending Right IFLA Position on Public Lending Rights (2016) Libraries Perspective […]

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Public Lending Right (PLR)

eBulletin September 2021

by Denise Nicholson • September 8, 2021

This is a free online information service, covering topics such as scholarly publishing, avoiding questionable publishing practices, open access, open educational resources, access to knowledge, copyright and related matters, library matters, including institutional repositories and digitisation projects, access issues related to people with disabilities, and other topics. Should you not wish to receive these emails […]

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eBulletin September 2021