Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Copyright & A2K Issues - 4 November 2014

Intellectual Property:

Exceptions to Copyright : Guidance for Creators and Copyright Owners (UK)
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/359250/Exceptions_to_copyright_-_Guidance_for_creators_and_copyright_owners.pdf

Apply for a licence to use an orphan work (UK)
https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-a-licence-to-use-an-orphan-work

Open Access, A2k & Scholarly Communication:

Creative Commons South Africa – Guidelines for Licensors
https://open.uct.ac.za/bitstream/handle/11427/9045/CC_Guidelines_092014TS.pdf?sequence=1

Institutional journals as an alternative model for open access
http://memorias.ioc.fiocruz.br/issues/current-issue/item/1858-0334_institutional-journals-as-an-alternative-model-for-open-access

Making It Real: 3D Printing as a Library Service
http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/making-it-real-3d-printing-library-service

State-of-art analysis of OA strategies to peer-review publications
http://science-metrix.com/files/science-metrix/publications/d_2.1_sm_ec_dg-rtd_oa_policies_in_the_era_update_v05p.pdf

2015 IFLA/ekz LIS Student Paper Award
http://www.ifla.org/set/student-paper-award

The top 100 papers - Nature explores the most-cited research of all time.
http://www.nature.com/news/the-top-100-papers-1.16224

When Shared Data Is Not Reproducible: Science Is Broken–But It Can Be Fixed
http://www.wired.com/2014/10/science-broken-but-can-be-fixed/

Conferences – Call for papers:

IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group (SIG) Satellite meeting
August 12, 2015, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
For more information, email Dr. Ismail Abdullahi at iabdullahi@nccu.edu

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