Copyright & A2K Issues - 15 June 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

Why fair use and quotation provisions in SA Copyright Amendment Bill 2017 need to be Open

http://bit.ly/2sdGjIB

You still have time to comment on this to the PC on Trade and Industry  – email ahermans@parliament.gov.za before 30 JUNE 2017

 

Academics ‘should not sign over research copyright to publishers’  (free registration to read)

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/academics-should-not-sign-over-research-copyright-publishers

Researchers protest publisher’s orders to remove papers from their websites

http://retractionwatch.com/2017/06/14/researchers-protest-publishers-orders-remove-papers-websites/

Is the APA trying to take your science down?

https://alexholcombe.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/is-the-apa-trying-to-take-your-science-down/

 

IP and Traditional Knowledge:

A U.N. Effort to Make Cultural Appropriation Illegal

http://reason.com/blog/2017/06/14/a-un-effort-to-make-cultural-appropriati

Indigenous Knowledge Systems – the Missing Link

http://www.herald.co.zw/indigenous-knowledge-systems-the-missing-link/

Traditional Knowledge, IP and A2K resources

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

 

Preserving Cultural Heritage:

Endangered Heritage Emergency Evacuation of Heritage Collections

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002466/246684e.pdf

Legal Deposit in South Africa

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

 

Predatory Publishing Practices:

Thirteen ways to spot a ‘predatory journal’ (and why we shouldn’t call them that) (free subscription to read)

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/thirteen-ways-to-spot-a-predatory-journal-and-why-we-shouldnt-call-them-that

Journals blacklist creator blames university for website closure

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/journals-blacklist-creator-blames-university-website-closure

 

Journalism and Ethics:

Ethics in Journalism

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/journalism_and_media-studies/Ethics

Ethical journalism: What to do, and not to do, with leaked

https://www.wits.ac.za/news/latest-news/in-their-own-words/2017/2017-06/ethical-journalism-what-to-do-and-not-to-do-with-leaked-emails.html

Resources on Journalism and Media Studies

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/journalism_and_media-studies

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