International Open Access Week at UCT

29 September 2015

As part of an international community that promotes open access to scholarly literature, UCT will join in an international celebration of Open Access (OA) Week from 19-23 October.

Hosted annually, OA Week raises awareness and connects with the international scholarly community to promote open access to scholarship and research.

During the week there will be several events, hosted by UCT Libraries, in collaboration with the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching, the Office for Postgraduate Studies and the Research Office. These include:

  • Monday 19 October – an opening session, with keynotes from international leaders in open access at the Centre for African Studies Gallery (from 14h00 to 16h00).
  • Wednesday 21 October – a discussion on open access publishing at UCT, in the Frances Ames Room in Health Sciences (from 17h30 to 19h30).
  • Friday 23 October – a session on establishing your career using open access, to be held in the Ulwazi Training Room in the UCT Libraries (09h00 to 12h00).

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