Copyright & A2K Issues - 21 November 2013

 

PLEASE NOTE:  I WILL BE ON VACATION LEAVE FROM 22 NOVEMBER TO 8 DECEMBER 2013, SO THERE WILL BE NO NEWSLETTERS DURING THIS PERIOD.

 

Intellectual Property:

WIPO Committee Opens With Debate On Review Of Development Agenda Implementation

http://www.ip-watch.org/2013/11/18/wipo-committee-opens-with-review-of-development-agenda-implementation/?utm_source=daily&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts

Failure of "Licenses for Europe" underlines the need for reform of the EU copyright framework

http://infojustice.org/archives/31248

Will the EU Parliament Enable Discrimination Online or Uncompromising Net Neutrality?

https://www.laquadrature.net/en/will-eu-parliament-enable-discrimination-online-or-uncompromising-net-neutrality

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

Lions go digital: The Internet’s transformative potential in Africa

http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/High_Tech_Telecoms_Internet/Lions_go_digital_The_Internets_transformative_potential_in_Africa?cid=other-eml-alt-mgi-mck-oth-1311

The Immediate-Deposit/Optional-Access (ID/OA) Mandate: Rationale and Model (2006 document)

http://openaccess.eprints.org/index.php?/archives/71-guid.html

Interest in e-textbooks rises, Library explores possible uses

http://www.technicianonline.com/news/article_29853244-50dc-11e3-b01e-0019bb30f31a.html

Social Networks for Scientists

http://www.mysciencework.com/news/6400/social-networks-for-scientists

The effect of open access and downloads ('hits') on citation impact: a bibliography of studies

http://opcit.eprints.org/oacitation-biblio.html

Genomes of 100 000 people will be sequenced to create an open access research resource

http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6690?pmid=24200819&view=long

Will the Netherlands mandate gold open access?

https://plus.google.com/+PeterSuber/posts/GaicErwTTeL#+PeterSuber/posts/GaicErwTTeL

Are Digital Libraries A ‘Winner-Takes-All’ Market? OverDrive Hopes So

http://www.forbes.com/sites/avaseave/2013/11/18/are-digital-libraries-a-winner-takes-all-market-overdrive-hopes-so/

Increasing Citation Frequency

http://eprints.rclis.org/20496/

How to Publish an Open access monograph

http://openscience.com/resources/how-to-publish-an-open-access-monograph/

Publishing OA monographs - Knowledge Unlatched

http://www.knowledgeunlatched.org/