South African responses to Open Access publishing: A survey of the research community

@inproceedings{Fullard2013SouthAR,
  title={South African responses to Open Access publishing: A survey of the research community},
  author={Allison Fullard},
  year={2013}
}
Open access publishing offers wide benefits to the scholarly community and may also afford relief to financially embattled academic libraries. The progress of the open access model rests upon the acceptance and validation of open access journals and open archives or institutional repositories by the academic mainstream, particularly by publishing researchers. To what extent are the key actors in the South African research system aware of the advantages of open access? This article reports on… CONTINUE READING

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