The latest results of the Webometric Ranking of World Universities, announced on 6 February this year, placed Stellenbosch University in the top position on the continent. According to Ms Ellen Tise, Senior Director of the Library and Information Service, the Stellenbosch University’s Open Access initiatives and institutional repository play an instrumental role in the transfer [...]
Researchers are being asked to publish Open Access (OA), but often do not have the funding to pay for it directly. In July, to help with this, the Royal Society of Chemistry launched Gold for Gold, enabling RSC Gold subscribers in the UK to publish a select number of RSC papers free-of-charge via Gold Open [...]
Dear all 2012 has been a special year, and we are thankful for so many things we were part of – maybe the highlight of the year – the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference (www.berlin10.org). We were fortunate to welcome people from all over the world to our beautiful country to learn, share, observe, innovate [...]
Open access to research information Stellenbosch University including the Library and Information Service, supports open access to scholarly research. You are welcome to read more about the open access initiatives at our University on the web page for Open Access. Initiatives include amongst others: - SUNScholar: SUNScholar is an open access electronic archive for [...]
Apply with Thomson Reuters to have an impact factor assigned to your journal If you are interested in the above – please visit http://thomsonreuters.com/products_services/science/free/essays/journal_selection_process/ for information on the selection process, as well as the procedure. It is a two year process, and something that has to be done by the Editor of a journal him-/herself. [...]
Enabling academic excellence in African universities Demonstrating the value and impact of academic libraries to university leadership A joint ACU/INASP publication for African vice chancellors, rectors and university leaders CALL FOR ABSTRACTS African universities must deliver on an ambitious and expansive agenda – meeting the growing demand for higher education, addressing the expectations of new [...]
Economic development, decoupling and urban infrastructure : the role of innovation for an urban transition in Cape Town (989 views) The development of Jewish ideas of angels : Egyptian and Hellenistic connections, ca. 600 BCE to ca. 200 CE (403 views) Young Zulu women (340 views) Comparison of King III and King II, and the [...]
Pharmacogenomic research in South Africa: lessons learned and future opportunities in the rainbow nation/ Louise Warnich, Britt I Drögemöller, Michael S Pepper, Collet Dandara, Galen EB Wright Creatine and exercise: strong evidence for stronger heart muscle?/ Ingrid Webster, Barbara Huisamen, Eugene du Toit The value of intervening for intimate partner violence in South African primary [...]
Congratulations to all March 2012 graduates! On behalf of SUNScholar, well done to all supervisors/promoters and graduates with the past graduation ceremony! 518 theses/dissertations have been submitted – the largest number in the history of SUNScholar! You can access your thesis/dissertation from http://scholar.sun.ac.za . The easiest way to find your thesis is to do an [...]
We are very proud to announce that SUNScholar has been ranked as the 165th repository out of 1 200+ repositories internationally! Well done to all who have contributed to this huge achievemnet. Our previous position (July 2011) was 419, and we have therefore jumped 254 positions! Visit http://repositories.webometrics.info/ for more info.
- SU in top position on the continent in latest Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
- Open Access voucher codes for all RSC Gold Customers
- Open Access Highlights at SU 2012
- Open access to scholarly research at Stellenbosch University
- SUNJournals & SUNConferences
- Call for abstracts: Enabling academic excellence in African universities
- Top 10 viewed articles in SUNScholar Dec. 2011 – 24 April 2012
- 14 Articles now available as Open Access with support from our SU Open Access Fund!
- SUNScholar News – 02/04/2012 – SUNScholar Nuus
- SUNScholar ranking by Webometrics!
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