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eBulletin for July 2023

by Denise Nicholson • July 5, 2023

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 for July 2023

eBulletin June 2023

by Denise Nicholson • June 7, 2023

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 2023

What Royalties?  Never Seen a Cent!” 

by Denise Nicholson • June 6, 2023

Academics, Scholarly Authors and Copyright  In my 38-year career as a professional librarian, 24 years of which were managing the Copyright Services Office at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, I often pondered why academic authors appeared to show little interest in copyright issues, and seldom came to the table when legislative reforms were proposed.    […]

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What Royalties?  Never Seen a Cent!” 

eBulletin May 2023

by Denise Nicholson • May 8, 2023

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 2023

eBulletin April 2023

by Denise Nicholson • April 11, 2023

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 2023

eBulletin for March 2023

by Denise Nicholson • March 8, 2023

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 for March 2023

eBulletin February 2023

by Denise Nicholson • February 6, 2023

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 February 2023

A Right to Research?

by Denise Nicholson • February 2, 2023

Launched at the start of 2021, the Right to Research in International Copyright Law project aims to define and implement rights to research within international copyright law and policy. The project produces high impact research, provides training to a global network of change makers, and connects a global academic network to the work of global […]

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A Right to Research?

eBulletin January 2023

by Denise Nicholson • January 9, 2023

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 January 2023

eBulletin December 2022

by Denise Nicholson • December 6, 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 2022