Open Access Week

October 24 - 30, 2022 | Everywhere

Open Access Week 2019 to be celebrated at the Academy of Science of South Africa

#didyouknow #OAWeek #OpenForWhom #SAJSOAWeek #ASSAfOAWeek 

All are invited to the following ASSAf events, planned for Open Access Week 2019: 

22 October 2019, 10:00-11:00 SAST

Webinar: An SA Journal’s Move to Open Access/ Dr Lara Skelly, Research Manager and Head: PhD Business Management and Administration, University of Stellenbosch Business School
Register: (free)
Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)


23 October 2019, 11:00-12:00 SAST

Webinar: The Future of Open Access Books: Findings from a global survey of academic book authors/Ms Christina Emery, Marketing Manager, Open Access Books at Springer Nature, London
Register: (free)
Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)


24 October 2019, 17:00 for 17:30 – 19:30 SAST

ASSAf Presidential Roundtable: Science, Scholarship and Society on:

‘Is Scholarly Publishing becoming Unaffordable?’ An Evidence-based Dialogue on the Implications of a European Plan S on South African Research
Date: 24 October 2019
Time: 17:00 for 17:30 – 19:30 SAST
Venue: JS Gericke Library Auditorium, Stellenbosch University, Victoria & Ryneveld Streets
Register: Click here to RSVP by 21 October 2019 (Free) 

In collaboration with Stellenbosch University Library. 


25 October 2019, 09:00-10:00 SAST

Webinar: Getting the Best out of Data for Open Access Monograph Presses/Mr Alkim Ozaygen, Research Associate: School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
Register: (free)
Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)

Enquiries re webinars: or assaf-openaccessweek2019.pdf 

Enquiries re roundtable:


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