Open Access Week 2014: Open access and copyright seminar


Open Access Week 2014

In this seminar during UCT Open Access Week 2014, Dr Tobias Schonwetter discusses Open Access publication from a legal standpoint, focusing on issues of copyright and intellectual property as they pertain to academics working in South Africa in general and UCT more specifically. Topics covered in this lecture include the history and definition of copyright; copyright law and case law in South Africa; fair dealing (fair use) and other forms of copyright exemption; and open licensing. This video resource is valuable for academics working within South Africa who wish to publish Open Access materials and create Open Educational Resources.