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Copyright for Academics in the Digital Age

Putting teaching materials on the web doesn’t necessarily promote public knowledge By Colin Ramsey and Martha McCaughey…

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Decolonise Plan S, South African academics hear

Scientists warned against ‘apartheidisation’ of research and spiralling costs Plan S—the controversial open-access publishing plan that has…

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Publishing should be for social and disciplinary impact

“Plan S is a grand plan, but the devil is in the detail,” says Professor Robin Crewe…

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The rise and fall of South African cultural policy: The lessons we learnt from Australia (and then forgot)

Read all about it: How to Steal a City, War Party, The President’s Keepers, The Shadow State, The…

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The first, rough draft of history: How journalism has helped not just report, but shape the course of South Africa

Journalists report the first draft of history in newspapers and magazines. Some then write the detailed backstory…

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Audiblegate Campaign: Fair Deal for Rights Holders

In October 2020, a reporting error on the Amazon’s audiobook self-publishing platform ACX revealed some worrying indications…

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