Global OA Webinar: Spotlight on Africa — Webinar online — June 7, 2017

The LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable invites you to our second annual webinar on Global OA:

Open Access in Africa
Webinar
June 7, 2017
10am
RSVP for webinar instructions: http://bit.ly/oa-africa

Join us online for presentations and conversation with:

Dr. Williams Nwagwu, Head, CODESRIA Documentation, Information and Communication Centre (CODICE), Dakar, Senegal
http://www.codesria.org
Open Access Initiatives in Africa — Structure, Incentives and Disincentives
http://bit.ly/oa-africa-nwagwu

Counterpoints about Predatory Open Access and Knowledge Publishing in Africa
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.co​m/doi/10.1087/20150205/pdf

Dr. Reggie Raju, Deputy Director, Research and Learning, University of Cape Town Libraries, and Leader of SPARC Africa
https://sparcopen.org/events/sparc-more-2016/sparc-africa-building-on-a-sharing-culture/

Open Scholarship Practices Reshaping South Africa’s Scholarly Publishing Roadmap
http://www.mdpi.com/2304-6775/3/4/263

Not a Knee-jerk Reaction: Openness – a UX Imperative
http://library.ifla.org/1355/1/136-raju-en.pdf

Promoting Open Scholarship in Africa: Benefits and Best Library Practices
https://muse.jhu.edu/article/601979/summary​

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