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Month: November, 2007

Cape Town Open Education Declaration (preview)

The preview Cape Town Open Education Declaration is live. The document is the result of a 2 day workshop in Cape Town that 27 people spent brainstorming, strategising, discussing, agreeing and disagreeing – and then many more weeks of the same by email. It was drafted by members of the community, for the community – […]

Problems using self-archived articles in South African universities

The open access movement has had tremendous success increasing the amount of self-archived journal articles. Self-archiving means that authors can negotiate with publishers the right to keep a copy of their peer-reviewed article on a personal (or institutional) web-site for public download. Self-archived journal articles are usually covered by copyright, but users are allowed to […]