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US and EU blocking treaty to give blind people access to books

US and EU blocking treaty to give blind people access to books | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Copyright fears stall talks on books being translated into braille for blind and visually impaired people in the global south (RT @glynmoody: US & EU blocking treaty to give blind people access to books - http://t.co/4yxqoEXp...
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Copyright developments and licensing in relation to the UK HEIs, and the progress of OERs
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AHRC and British Library's two-year research project to explore future of ... - Knowledgespeak

AHRC and British Library's two-year research project to explore future of ... - Knowledgespeak | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
AHRC and British Library's two-year research project to explore future of ...
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... by the research project, but will be an independent high-level policy forum.
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#NoNewLicenses Update - PLoS Blogs (blog)

#NoNewLicenses Update - PLoS Blogs (blog) | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
#NoNewLicenses Update PLoS Blogs (blog) While PLOS (and many of those of us associated with it) are vociferous supporters of CC BY as the right license for scholarly work, many of the signatories to the letter choose to use other Creative Commons...
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Publishers' copyright move 'could limit use of research' - Times Higher Education

Publishers' copyright move 'could limit use of research' - Times Higher Education | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education Publishers' copyright move 'could limit use of research' Times Higher Education The move was a response to concerns from some publishers about the widespread use of Creative Commons licences, some of which permit commercial...
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Bradley and Fitzgerald leave CLA | The Bookseller

Bradley and Fitzgerald leave CLA | The Bookseller | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Commission encourages re-use of public sector data

EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Commission encourages re-use of public sector data | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
European Commission - Press Release details page - European Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Commission @EC_opendata #PSI #opendata Today, the European Commission is publishing guidelines to help Member States benefit from the revised Directive on the re-use of public sector information (PSI Directive). These guidelines explain for example how to give access to weather data, traffic data,
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Libraries and archives leave international copyright discussions empty handed after countries again fail to reach agreement | IFLA

Libraries and archives leave international copyright discussions empty handed after countries again fail to reach agreement | IFLA | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Libraries & archives leave international copyright discussions empty handed after countries fail to reach agreement: http://t.co/N0gijnICGl
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Copyright Education Needed in Every School, Parliament Hears - TorrentFreak

Copyright Education Needed in Every School, Parliament Hears - TorrentFreak | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Copyright Education Needed in Every School, Parliament Hears
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A pair of award-winning writers decorated by the Queen have told a House of Commons debate that only education can solve the piracy problem .
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The iceberg model of OER engagement - The Ed Techie

The iceberg model of OER engagement - The Ed Techie | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
I'm pretty sure I'm the first person to ever use the iceberg analogy... I've been pondering ways of thinking about open education awareness, and OER usage that might help shape OER policy. So here's one I want to try out....
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EU Publishers Present Their 'Vision' For Copyright: A Permission-Based Internet Where Licensing Is Required For Everything | Techdirt

EU Publishers Present Their 'Vision' For Copyright: A Permission-Based Internet Where Licensing Is Required For Everything | Techdirt | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
For too many years, the copyright industries fought hard against the changes being wrought by the rise of the Internet and the epochal shift from analog to digital.
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UK Copyright Reform and Higher Education - New Exceptions and Implica…

A summary of changes to UK copyright legislation of key importance to the Higher Education Sector following the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and … (RT @LSHTMlibrary: UK Copyright Reform and Higher Education - New Exceptions and...
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The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd has reached agreement with NHS Scotland on a licence covering all employees - Government Opportunities

The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd has reached agreement with NHS Scotland on a licence covering all employees - Government Opportunities | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Government Opportunities (GO) is the essential intelligence hub for all involved in buying for and supplying to the public sector.
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EU Court Of Justice Delivers Landmark Judgment In Favour Of PRCA/Meltwater ... - The Holmes Report

EU Court Of Justice Delivers Landmark Judgment In Favour Of PRCA/Meltwater ... - The Holmes Report | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
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Search engines for Open Educational Resources

Search engines for Open Educational Resources | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Here's a list of some search engines for finding Open Educational Resources (OERs). http://wiki.creativecommons.org/DiscoverEd DiscoverEd - "Discover the Universe of Open Educational Resources"...
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The rise and rise of Creative Commons: Over 1.2M CC Licensed Scholarly Articles - PLOS Opens

The rise and rise of Creative Commons: Over 1.2M CC Licensed Scholarly Articles - PLOS Opens | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
In our call to the STM Association to withdraw their model licenses we drew attention to the fact that Creative Commons licenses are a de facto global standard.
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Summary of the Potential Impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review (7 August 2014) > Jisc Legal > View Detail

Summary of the Potential Impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review (7 August 2014) > Jisc Legal > View Detail | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
This summary examines the potential impact for FE and HE of the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property and Growth, May 2011 and summarises the cur...
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Voluntary copyright regime ousts Digital Economy Act anti-piracy ...

Voluntary copyright regime ousts Digital Economy Act anti-piracy ... | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Representatives from the UK's creative industries (including the British Phonographic Industry and Motion Picture Association) and ISPs in the UK have joined forces with the government to launch a two-pronged anti-online ...
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Our new report on Educational Resources and Copyright Exceptions and Limitations | Open Educational Policy for Europe

Our new report on Educational Resources and Copyright Exceptions and Limitations | Open Educational Policy for Europe | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
OER Policy in Europe Project has published a new study on copyright limitations and exceptions for education http://t.co/bjSKQpB9vT
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10 OER resources every educator should know about - eCampus News

10 OER resources every educator should know about - eCampus News | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
As textbook prices soar, tuition skyrockets, and educators need to provide innovative courses the open education movement and its OERs are critical.
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Open Education Powered by Blackboard - YouTube

Open Education powered by Blackboard is a free, cloud-based, supported open education/MOOC platform which will gives Blackboard customers the ability to run ...
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Implementing the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) in Jorum | Jorum Team Blog | jorum.ac.uk

Implementing the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) in Jorum | Jorum Team Blog | jorum.ac.uk | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Jorum are implementing #lrmi ! http://t.co/qQPl2xP7qa Hats off to @jorumteam #ukoer
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Public take to library e-books - UKauthorITy.com

Public take to library e-books - UKauthorITy.com | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Public take to library e-books
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Ministers agreed, triggering a regulation in the Digital Economy Act 2010 to extend the PLR to audio and e-books - for on-site loans - which came into force on 1 July this year.
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Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would 'do more harm than good' - Inquirer

Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would 'do more harm than good' - Inquirer | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Bskyb: Copyright reform for digital services would 'do more harm than good'
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UK BROADCASTER Bskyb has claimed that now is not the right time for copyright reform, saying it likely would do more harm than good.
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Taylor & Francis apologises after 'censorship' debate - Times Higher Education

Taylor & Francis apologises after 'censorship' debate - Times Higher Education | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education Taylor & Francis apologises after 'censorship' debate Times Higher Education Earlier this month, Times Higher Education reported that the publication of the debate in the Taylor & Francis journal Prometheus: Critical Studies...
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UK Copyright Law: Back to the Future, or Stuck in the Past? - EFF

UK Copyright Law: Back to the Future, or Stuck in the Past? - EFF | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
UK Copyright Law: Back to the Future, or Stuck in the Past?
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Copyright law began in England in 1710.
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PRS welcomes code of conduct review, though rejects some of its proposals - Complete Music Update

PRS welcomes code of conduct review, though rejects some of its proposals - Complete Music Update | Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs | Scoop.it
PRS welcomes code of conduct review, though rejects some of its proposals
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