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Degrees of openness 1 Reply

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

Started by Derek Moore. Last reply by Maximillian Kaizen Oct 9, 2011.

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Comment by Ina Smith on October 6, 2010 at 6:35am
I think your blog entry is very comprehensive and useful Pavlinka! How about starting a national open access portal to which everybody can contribute, in stead of each having to collect all the info on his/her own, and create separate web pages. A wiki/blog might be a useful tool to do this.
Comment by Pavlinka Kovatcheva on October 1, 2010 at 3:40pm
Last year I created an OA portal for the UJ Sciences users. Suggestions and recommendations are welcome: http://ujscienceslibrarynews.wordpress.com/open-access-oa/
Comment by Pavlinka Kovatcheva on October 1, 2010 at 3:35pm
This is the UJ Open Access week programme. We are still working on it. http://www.openaccessweek.org/events/university-of-johannesburg?rsv...
Comment by Pavlinka Kovatcheva on October 1, 2010 at 3:31pm
Have a look at this blog post on the dramatic growth of OA, dated 30 September: http://poeticeconomics.blogspot.com/2010/09/dramatic-growth-of-open...
Comment by Derek Moore on October 1, 2010 at 12:45pm
Great to see your programme Allison. I''ve blogged about our OA programme http://www.weblearning.co.za/blog/index.php/2010/09/30/plans-for-op...
Comment by Gloria Maripane on September 23, 2010 at 2:42am
It is great and congratulations for the team spirit.
Comment by Hilton Gibson on September 22, 2010 at 11:19am
Allison - Gr8 idea the MoU signing ! And nice poster !!
Comment by Allison Fullard on September 22, 2010 at 11:13am
Sorry, let me explain
ICS is our campus IT division. The MoU is the Memorandum of Understanding (Service Level Agreement) that we've brokered with them for ensuring technical support of the Repository (storage capacity, backup, disaster recovery). By making it a ceremonial affair, we're underlining the importance of it!

We're still finalising the script for the play but it's been really fun so far!
Glad to hear that some Stellenbosch University folk are attending - thanks for the support!
Comment by Annah Molefe on September 22, 2010 at 9:02am
Hello everyone and congratulations Allison,
This is a team spirit.
Comment by Ina Smith on September 22, 2010 at 8:05am
Allison - what is the ICS MoU?
 

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