ASSAf Open Access Week Reminder - 22, 23, 24 and 25 October 2019

12 October, 2019

Please also see attached for more details and brief biographies. Thank you.

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All are invited to the following ASSAf events, planned for Open Access Week 2019:

22 October 2019, 10:00-11:00 SAST

Webinar: An SA Journal's Move to Open Access/ Dr Lara Skelly, Research Manager and Head: PhD Business Management and Administration, University of Stellenbosch Business School

Register: https://forms.gle/gDD1hMBmVWmJWNxT6 (free)

Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)

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23 October 2019, 11:00-12:00 SAST

Webinar: The Future of Open Access Books: Findings from a global survey of academic book authors/Ms Christina Emery, Marketing Manager, Open Access Books at Springer Nature, London

Register: https://forms.gle/gDD1hMBmVWmJWNxT6 (free)

Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)

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24 October 2019, 17:00 for 17:30 - 19:30 SAST

ASSAf Presidential Roundtable: Science, Scholarship and Society on:

'Is Scholarly Publishing becoming Unaffordable?' An Evidence-based Dialogue on the Implications of a European Plan S on South African Research

Date: 24 October 2019

Time: 17:00 for 17:30 - 19:30 SAST

Venue: JS Gericke Library Auditorium, Stellenbosch University, Victoria & Ryneveld Streets

Register: Click here<https://forms.gle/UHarRau5edjNhq736> to RSVP by 21 October 2019 (Free)

In collaboration with Stellenbosch University Library<https://library.sun.ac.za/en-za/Pages/Home.aspx>.

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25 October 2019, 09:00-10:00 SAST

Webinar: Getting the Best out of Data for Open Access Monograph Presses/Mr Alkim Ozaygen, Research Associate: School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Humanities, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Register: https://forms.gle/gDD1hMBmVWmJWNxT6 (free)

Venue: Virtual (information to be shared on registration)

Enquiries re webinars: mmaphuthi@assaf.org.za<mailto:mmaphuthi@assaf.org.za> or desre@assaf.org.za<mailto:desre@assaf.org.za>

Enquiries re roundtable: renate@assaf.org.za<mailto:renate@assaf.org.za>

Ina Smith

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9710-3668

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Phone: +27 12 349 6600

Email: ina@assaf.org.za<mailto:ina@assaf.org.za>

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Website: www.assaf.org.za<http://www.assaf.org.za/>

HIFA profile: a Smith is Project Manager, Academy of Science of South Africa. Professional interests: Open science, open data, open access, scholarly publishing. Email address: ina AT assaf.org.za