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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 – Rationale and Objectives Open Science Definition UNESCO – Open Science What is Open Science? What is Open Science? Introduction (FOSTER) What is Open Science? (OpenSource.com) What is Open Science? (Wikipedia) What is Open Science […]

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Open Science

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

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 on PLR at WIPO Nov 2020 PLR – a briefing for Libraries (IFLA) […]

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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

eBulletin June 2021

by Denise Nicholson • June 14, 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 June 2021

COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL – THE SAGA CONTINUES

by Denise Nicholson • June 8, 2021

May 2021 Copyright Webinar An excellent webinar was organised by the Mandela Institute at Wits University on 20 May 2021, with the following speakers:  Mr Duma Nkosi (Chairperson: Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry), Prof. Malebakeng Forere (Wits), Prof. Sean Flynn (American University), Prof. Owen Dean (Stellenbosch University), Dr. Joel Baloyi (Unisa), Mr. Lazarus Serobe […]

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COPYRIGHT AMENDMENT BILL – THE SAGA CONTINUES

eBulletin May 2021

by Denise Nicholson • May 12, 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 May 2021

Citation Manipulation / Misconduct

by Denise Nicholson • May 7, 2021

Citation Cartels Authorship and citation manipulation in academic research Citations Are the Currency of Science – Then there are the counterfeiters. Detecting citation cartels in journal networks Ethically Questionable Citation Practices How to spot a “citation cartel” Journal citation cartels? Journal citation cartels on the rise (2013) Spanish professor key figure in citation cartel The […]

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Citation Manipulation / Misconduct