oawDear colleague

The Library and Information Service cordially invites you to a presentation in celebration of International Open Access Week 2016.

Guest presenter: Melissa Badenhorst from World Wide Information Services

Theme: Evaluating research output, impact, collaborations and trends in Open Acces

Date: Friday 28 October 2016

Tme: 12:00 – 13:30

Venue: Staff room, JS Gericke Library

Light refreshments will be served

Please register here for the event before 26 October 2016.

What to expect?

 Open access (OA) has expanded the possibilities for disseminating research and accessing that of others.

This movement has created a new channel of research in the scholarly community which has also lead to the objective evaluation of activities concerned with scientific research & technological development within the OA research landscape.

This presentation  will take a practical approach using case studies from South Africa and a specific focus on Stellenbosch University to give an insight into the opportunities and challenges regarding the evaluation of research output  in Open Access.

The Open Access initiatives of Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service will shortly be introduced prior to the presentation and an opportunity for Q & A will be presented thereafter.

Inquiries: Mimi Seyffert-Wirth


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  1. Hello,
    Can we post some information on this website on our South African education portal –>


  2. scholar says:

    If relevant you may.

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