Open Access Week

October 25 -31, 2021 | Everywhere

Open Access South Africa


Open Access South Africa

Country: Johannesburg
Members: 62
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2020

Discussion Forum

Open Science Continues to Evolve as Preprint Repositories for Specialized Fields of Scientific Inquiry Multiply

Author: Pablo MarkinPublished Online: 2017-09-25URL: …Continue

Tags: Elsevier, Archive, Open, Science, ESSOAr

Started by Dr. Pablo B. Markin Oct 7, 2017.

University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

On 2 October 2015, Wits University celebrated OA Week a bit earlier this year due to examination time for students.  Wits held a morning seminar as follows, which included academics and postgraduate…Continue

Tags: Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, the, of, University

Started by Denise Nicholson Oct 5, 2015.

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.

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Open Access South Africa to add comments!

Comment by Elsabe Olivier on July 11, 2010 at 11:16am
Great idea Fatima!
Comment by Ina Smith on July 9, 2010 at 9:48am
Yes - please do so Derek.
Comment by Derek Moore on July 9, 2010 at 9:46am
I think that we need as many members punting open access as we can get. So yes, I'd love to work together. At present I don't know many elearning folk at Stellenbosch, but am very keen to make connections. Will chat to Tessa (my colleague) about the possibility of popping in.
Comment by Ina Smith on July 9, 2010 at 9:20am
Do you perhaps need an extra member as part of your collaboration effort :) Have you considered Stellenbosch? We would love to work together and share ideas .... if you want us to!
Comment by Derek Moore on July 9, 2010 at 9:12am
Glad to hear that you are choosing to launch your IR (SUNScholar) during Open Access week. I'm going to be flying down to your part of the world and chatting to the folk at UCT and UWC next week. Hope co-ordinate our open access efforts. Are you on Twitter, because it seems as if many folk are connecting there too. I'm
Comment by Ina Smith on July 9, 2010 at 9:02am
Thanks Derek ...
Comment by Derek Moore on July 9, 2010 at 8:51am
Thanks for the feedback. Please feel to use the logo. Acknowledgement should go to eLSI, the newly formed eLearning, support and innovation unit here at Wits. I'm going to ask Fatima to replace our bland avatar with this one.
Comment by Ina Smith on July 9, 2010 at 7:51am
I LOVE this logo Fatima!! Go for it!! Well done and very creative! Am tempted to use it during our OA week now, if you won't mind :) (with acknowledgement)
Comment by Iryna Kuchma on July 9, 2010 at 7:23am
The logo looks great!
Comment by Derek Moore on July 9, 2010 at 7:17am
Great Idea Ina. I've put together an idea for the logo

. Comments, as always, are more than welcome.

Members (61)


Organized by:

in partnership with our
Advisory Committee

Twitter Feed

All content subject to a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License unless specified differently by poster.   Created by Nick Shockey.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service