|The Department of Library Services proudly presents
an exciting programme for the 5th global Open Access Week
celebrations which will be presented on Thursday 27 October from 12:30-14:00 in
the New Library auditorium, level 3, Merensky Library, Hatfield campus.
The programme includes:
- The symbolic signing of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access in the
Sciences and Humanities by the University of Pretoria Executive.
- A presentation by Susan Veldsman, director of the Academy
of Science of South Africa’s (ASSAf) Scholarly publishing unit in Pretoria,
on Scholarly journals: what are we going to do and how?
- A presentation by Prof Pierre de Villiers CEO of Open
Journals Publishing (http://www.openjournals.net/), the leading Open Access
journal publisher in South Africa on Authorship in Scholarly
- The official launching of three Open Access journals edited
by University of Pretoria editors namely Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir
Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie edited by Prof Kobus Eloff, South
African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences edited by Prof
Steve Koch and Journal of the South African Institution of Civil
Engineering edited by Prof Gerhard Heymann.
- The presentation of the Sparky Award to winner
Josua Goodman from the Department of Information Science by Ms
Tina van Heerden.
Target group: Established and young researchers in all
disciplines, editors, members of editorial committees, as well as students.
Refreshments will be served after the programme at
approximately 13:30. For catering purposes, it would be appreciated if you would
indicate your intention to attend by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 012 420 4291.
For more details of the event contact Elsabé Olivier at 012 420 3719 or email@example.com