Copyright & A2K Issues - 29 March 2017

 

Intellectual Property:

From Beethoven To Chuck Berry: A Look At Music Copyright’s History

http://wunc.org/post/beethoven-chuck-berry-look-music-copyright-s-history#stream/0

Theft! A History of Music

https://law.duke.edu/musiccomic/

It's happening! It's happening! W3C erects DRM as web standard

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/22/w3c_drm_web_standard/

W3C Pushes Past Critics as DRM Gets Closer to Becoming an Official Web Standard

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/w3c-pushes-past-critics-as-drm-gets-closer-to-becoming-an-official-web-standard/

Leaked Text: Is EU Tempted By Too Many Safeguards Limiting The Scope Of Blind Treaty?

https://www.ip-watch.org/2017/03/21/leaked-text-eu-tempted-many-safeguards-limiting-scope-blind-treaty/

Ending digital copyright act would fundamentally change Internet

http://origin-nyi.thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/technology/326043-ending-digital-copyright-act-would-fundamentally-change

Trump Is About to Gain Full Control Over the US Copyright Office

http://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2017/03/27/trump-control-us-copyright-office/

Let’s Make The Copyright Office Less Political, Not More (USA)

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2017/03/lets-make-copyright-office-less-political-not-more

UK’s ratification of UPC agreement delayed

http://www.intellectualpropertymagazine.com/patent/uks-ratification-of-upc-agreement-delayed-123186.htm

 

Open Access, A2K & Scholarly Communication:

A Little Springtime for Green Open Access? Icons for More Free Full Texts in PubMed

http://blogs.plos.org/absolutely-maybe/2017/03/22/a-little-springtime-for-green-open-access-icons-for-more-free-full-texts-in-pubmed/

European Commission considering leap into open-access publishing

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/03/european-commission-considering-leap-open-access-publishing

Horizon Report 2017 – Library Edition

http://cdn.nmc.org/media/2017-nmc-horizon-report-library-EN.pdf

Open access campaigners toughen stance towards publishers

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/open-access-campaigners-toughen-stance-towards-publishers

The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (download book)

http://www.ubiquitypress.com/site/books/10.5334/bbc/

The Rogue’s Guide to Navigating the Current State of Science in 2017

http://www.signature-reads.com/2017/03/the-rogues-guide-to-navigating-the-current-state-of-science-in-2017/

Predatory publishers may threaten academic integrity

http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2017/03/predatory-publishers-may-threaten-academic-integrity

Leaked Elsevier contract reveals pushback

http://www.scienceguide.nl/201703/leaked-elsevier-contract-reveals-pushback.aspx

Literacy Matters

http://www.literacymatters.org.au/

From frenemy to friend: How Google won publishers over

http://digiday.com/media/frenemy-friend-google-won-publishers/

 

Research Resources:

Scholarly Research Resources

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

Referencing Styles & Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/plagiarism_citation_and_referencing/ReferencingStyles

Data Management & Related Resources

http://libguides.wits.ac.za/digitisation_preservation_and_digitalcuration/DataManagementResources

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