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I picked up an interesting blog post by Laura Czerniewicz, where she argues that it is useful to think about degrees of…Continue

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Comment by University of Stellenbosch on August 27, 2012 at 2:56am

6 November 2012 Berlin 10 OA Pre-conference workshop: Publishing journals using OJS by Kevin Stranack (PKP), SU, UNESCO, SPARC (max. 40 delegates). More info at http://www.berlin10.org/workshops/16-workshops/73-w03.html

Comment by Didier Demasso on June 11, 2012 at 4:36am

Gooday :) I will be glad to communicate with any researcher  teacher , student in the fields of Clinical psychology ; psychopathology; cyberpsychology ; social psychology; media psychology , psycholinguistics , linguistics , consumer psychology,child psychology, industrial psychology  health psychology and educational psychology..

I am a graduate student and I want to learn how to do research in a more open and professional way.

Comment by Derek Moore on October 21, 2011 at 9:18am

Wits are celebrating Open Access on the 24th & 26th Of October at lunchtime with the following workshops:

 

24 October 2011  (Monday) 13.00-14.00

Wartenweiler Conference Room, 4th Floor

Theme:      Open Access & Scholarly Communication

Speakers: 

  • Prof. Yunus Ballim – “Wits and Open Scholarship”
  • Pierre Malan (Sabinet) – “The African Journal Archive”
  • Luci Abrahams (Wits LINK Centre) -  “The OpenAir Project and South African Research”

 

26 October 2011 (Wednesday) 13.00-14.00

Wartenweiler Media Centre, 2nd Floor

Theme:      Open Access Projects

Speakers: 

  • Prof. Yunus Ballim – Welcome
  • Kerryn McKay – The African Commons Project
  • Shelley Nicholas – Neil Butcher & Associates
  • Barry Dwolatzky – Joburg Centre for Software Engineering
Comment by Ansie van der Westhuizen on October 13, 2011 at 10:22am
Unisa Library is hosting an Open Scholarship Seminar on Tuesday the 25th October 2011. On Monday th 24th October we will tap in on the Seminar that will be streamed from Stellenbosch. We are working hard on our Open Access mandate.
Comment by Huibre Lombard on October 13, 2011 at 6:13am

The University is hosting a seminar on Open access on 24 October where the Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Prof Jonathan Jansen will sign the Berlin Declaration. Attendance is free and you can register at http://conferences.ufs.ac.za/default.aspx?DCode=713

Comment by Allison Fullard on October 13, 2011 at 5:40am
Hi All, Ina asked us to share our OA Week activities.  About a month ago I posted on UWC plans, which do not include a specific event.  The link is http://www.openaccessweek.org/profiles/blogs/uwc-open-access-week-a...
Comment by Allison Fullard on October 11, 2011 at 10:02am

That's a very celebrity filled programme, Ina!  I'm always impressed by the way you use technology to share your events, really inspiring.

 

Comment by University of Stellenbosch on October 11, 2011 at 5:37am

On Designing Open Access Mandates for Universities and Research Funders“ - Stevan Harnad

More info: http://oa.sun.ac.za/?page_id=126 Please register (free) if you want to tune in and follow online from http://www.sun.ac.za/streaming! Register at http://oa.sun.ac.za/?page_id=105

Comment by University of Stellenbosch on October 10, 2011 at 12:25pm

OA Week @ Stellenbosch University: 24 October 2011. Visit http://oa.sun.ac.za

Highlights: Stevan Harnad, Peter Suber, Eve Gray, launching of 14 OA journals hosted by the Library and Information Service, Stellenbosch University.

Comment by University of Stellenbosch on October 21, 2010 at 11:11am
Just a word of thanks to all who attended the Stellenbosch University Open Access Seminar – also our virtual audience who followed the presentations in real time. Our presentations are now online available from our institutional research repository, SUNScholar (running on Ubuntu and DSpace open source software).

• Access the presentations from http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4806
• View the signed Berlin Declaration at http://scholar.sun.ac.za/bitstream/handle/10019.1/4816/berlin_decla...
• Message from Mark Shuttleworth to Stellenbosch University: http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4815
• Recorded streaming of event: http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4814
• Image gallery from the event: http://scholar.sun.ac.za/handle/10019.1/4817
• In the media:
o Experts give open access the green light: http://blogs.sun.ac.za/news/2010/10/21/experts-give-open-access-the...
o US stel navorsing wêreldwyd beskikbaar (Die Burger): http://www.monitoringsa.com/pdfs/2010_10_21_1662019.pdf
o University signs free access agreement (Cape Times): http://www.monitoringsa.com/pdfs/2010_10_21_1662136.pdf
o Maties research available to public (Argus): http://www.monitoringsa.com/pdfs/2010_10_20_1661575.pdf
• Acknowledgements: http://oa.sun.ac.za/acknowledgement.htm (incl. Virtual Technology Consultants (Pty.) Ltd. for generously providing the internet camera and JP Meijers for assisting with the streaming)
 

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