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UCT Open Access Week Resources Now Available

Open access has been showed by numerous studies to increase citation to scholars’ work of all kinds. The online environment also means that new forms of impact can be measured and in new ways. Alternative metrics (ALTmetrics) provide a new approach to analysing impact beyond that of tradition citations, considering other indicators such as downloads and references in social media. The internet has shrunk the world and allows scholars to connect and collaborate across the globe in real time.  In…See More
Oct 30, 2012
Shihaam Shaikh posted a blog post

Open Access Week at UCT 2012

Next week is International Open Access Week and UCT will be joining the celebration by hosting a range of events related to open access in order to engage academics and students.  EVENTS All events will take place in the CHED Boardroom, Hlanganani Building Level 6, Upper CampusPlease RSVP to openuct@uct.ac.za Demystifying Open AccessPresented by Laura Czerniewicz22 October 2012 at 13h00 - 14h00 Exploring ‘Impact’: An introduction to new tools and…See More
Oct 15, 2012
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Oct 15, 2012
Shihaam Shaikh commented on Shihaam Shaikh's blog post Open Access Week at UCT Wrap Up
"My pleasure! Thanks for uploading it :-)"
Nov 6, 2011
Daniel Mietchen commented on Shihaam Shaikh's blog post Open Access Week at UCT Wrap Up
"Thank you very much for this nice infographic. I uploaded it to Wikimedia Commons and included it into http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Access_Week ."
Nov 6, 2011
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Open Access Week at UCT Wrap Up

The infographic below sums up the activities that took place at UCT during Open Access Week. Thank you to everyone who made it a success! See More
Nov 3, 2011
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Oct 21, 2011
Shihaam Shaikh posted a blog post

University of Cape Town - Open Access Week

 The University of Cape Town (UCT) will be joining the celebration for Open Access Week and are hosting a range of events involving academics and students. This year sees collaborations, joint support and partnerships across departments such as UCT libraries, OpenUCT, OpenContent, Scholarly Communications in Africa Programme and our Research Contract and IP office. EVENTSIf you in beautiful Cape Town next week, come and check out the following events: Creative Commons Presented by Dr Tobias…See More
Oct 18, 2011
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Oct 17, 2011

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Donnelly
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University of Cape Town
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Shihaam Shaikh's Blog

UCT Open Access Week Resources Now Available

Open access has been showed by numerous studies to increase citation to scholars’ work of all kinds. The online environment also means that new forms of impact can be measured and in new ways. Alternative metrics (ALTmetrics) provide a new approach to analysing impact beyond that of tradition citations, considering other indicators such as downloads and references in social media. The internet has shrunk the world and allows scholars to connect and collaborate across the globe in real time.…

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Posted on October 30, 2012 at 6:13am

Open Access Week at UCT 2012

Next week is International Open Access Week and UCT will be joining the celebration by hosting a range of events related to open access in order to engage academics and students.
 
 
EVENTS

All events will take place in the CHED Boardroom, Hlanganani Building Level 6, Upper Campus
Please RSVP to openuct@uct.ac.za
 
Demystifying Open…
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Posted on October 15, 2012 at 4:32am

Open Access Week at UCT Wrap Up

The infographic below sums up the activities that took place at UCT during Open Access Week. Thank you to everyone who made it a success!

 

Posted on November 3, 2011 at 8:50am — 2 Comments

University of Cape Town - Open Access Week

 

The University of Cape Town (UCT) will be joining the celebration for Open Access Week and are hosting a range of events involving academics and students. This year sees collaborations, joint support and partnerships across departments such as UCT libraries, OpenUCT, OpenContent, Scholarly Communications in Africa Programme and our Research Contract and IP office.

 

EVENTS

If…

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Posted on October 18, 2011 at 2:03am

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