Monthly Archives: July 2019

Libraries burning again

In 2013 I published an article in Libri about the alarming number of cases in which community libraries had been deliberately set alight in South African townships and informal settlements. Reportedly, this was done by individuals or groups from the … Continue reading

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Inaccuracy, fallacies, and fake news: reference for Global Gleanings #1

From August 2018 LIASA-in-Touch, the newsletter of the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA), will carry a column entitled “Global gleanings”, in which I highlight recent publications of professional and scholarly interest as well as quaint snippets from … Continue reading

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Resources for open access, open educational resources, open science, and more

In this post I highlight the work of Denise Nicholson, Scholarly Communications Librarian at the University of Witwatersrand (‘Wits”), who holds a master’s degree in intellectual property law. Denise publishes a free online international information service, [Copyrightanda2kinfo] Copyright & A2K … Continue reading

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