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South Africa’s Copyright Amendment Bill: Implications for Universities

‘Free to Reproduce, Free to Exploit’ was first published in The Conversation on 14 March 2019.1 The…

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Political Economy of the Copyright and Performers Protection Bills: Implications for Universities

Sometimes, new legislation starts off well-intentioned, but then loses its way and is subjected to partisan constituency…

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Important Letter to Authors

Dear Authors Last year there was much debate about the Copyright Amendment Bill (CAB) which had set…

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Humanities, Citations and Currency: Hierarchies of Value and Enabled Recolonisation

Humanities, Citations and Currency:  Hierarchies of Value and Enabled Recolonisation Abstract A comparative analysis examines the relevance…

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Why the President must send the Copyright Amendment Bill back to Parliament

Opinion Piece by André Myburgh  published by Mail & Guardian: 01 Nov 2019 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY The Copyright Act of…

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ASSAf Open Access Week 2019 Diary – Save the Dates! “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge” 21 – 25 October 2019, Everywhere

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is looking forward towards participating in Open Access Week,…

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Online catalogue of members’ published books

ANFASA is excited to announce the call for details of your published works so that they can…

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ASSAf Presidential Roundtable

Science, Scholarship and Society on: ‘Is Scholarly Publishing becoming Unaffordable?’ An Evidence-based Dialogue on the Implications of…

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COPYRIGHT LATEST!

The flawed Copyright Amendment Bill has passed through both houses of Parliament and now lies for signature…

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