Library Open Access Day Event

20 November 2019 @ 09:45 - 12:11


November 20, 2019
09:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Meeting Room, Level 4
Event Type:
Themed Week


Debbie Martindale

The speakers include Nicola Pallitt, who specialises in the use of Open Educational Resources in the teaching and learning academic environment, and Roza Carvolho, who is delighted to talk about African Journals Online at Rhodes University. 


Details of the programme are below and we invite you to attend any (or all) of the sessions.

Tea/Coffee will be provided. 

Please RSVP your attendance confirmation by 15th November 2019 for catering purposes.



09h45 Welcome by DVC Research and Development: Dr. P. Clayton

10h00 - 11h00 Nicola Palitt (CHERTL)

- an introduction to Copyright and Creative Commons

- Open Educational Resources and Practices (OER & OEP)

- Open Research Practices for equity and open knowledge


11h30 - 12h30 Roza Carvalho (African Journals Online - AJOL)

- Who are African Journals Online (AJOL)?

- Open Access Publishing in the Global South: an overview

- Open Access journals on AJOL

- Journal Publishing Practices & Standards (JPPS): a new framework for assessing journal quality


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