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Scholarly Communication

Scholarly Communication

Information and resources to assist researchers to engage with scholarly communication activities and practices throughout their research journey.

ORCID, Researcher Identity and online profiles, Research Collaboration & Social Scholarship, Research Visibility & Impact, Citation AnalysisResearch Data Management, Data Management Plans

Articles and books

Open Access Resources

Evaluating Open Access Journals

Article Processing Charges (APCs)


Rhodes University recognises the importance of the global Open Access Movement for the dissemination of knowledge and cultural heritage, and the need to share its research output with the rest of the African continent and the world. As a signatory to the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge, Rhodes University commits itself to:


 Institutional open-source repository for research articles, research data, theses & dissertations, and Rhodes hosted journals

           Data Management Plans

           Research Data Management Repositories

           Copyright Act

           Creative Commons Licenses


           H-Index, Citing & Ranking

           Journal Impact Factors


           Self-Archiving & Citation Advantage


Last Modified: Fri, 29 Oct 2021 15:27:16 SAST