What is Open Access (Green Route)?What is Open Access (Gold Route)?Open Access Iniatives (incl. Developing Countries)IFLA and eIFL and Open AccessOA Policies/GuidelinesThe Public DomainBenefits of Open Access
A2K Websites, Wikis, Blogs, etc.ICT Issues & A2K
Enabling Scholarship & Research with Open AccessOA ButtonOpen SciencePaying for OA
Wits Addendum to Publication AgreementSelf-PublishingLicensing Open ContentWho Owns Your Works?Copyright
Vimeos on Bibliometrics/Impact FactorAltmetricsData Analysis Tools
Publishers not accepted in academia
Berlin Declaration on OA ...Wits OA BrochureWits OA Information SheetWits Author's AddendumOpen Access Events at WitsInternational/Regional/Local Events
Basic Steps in the Research Process
More OA ResourcesETDs and Scholarly RepositoriesDigital Libraries/Repositories (South Africa)Institutional Repositories PoliciesGuides for IRs/Digital LibrariesUseful articles on repositoriesDigital Libraries/IRs
OA Vimeos
Open Source LMS/Licensing/Authoring Tools
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This LibGuide provides useful information about the Open Access Movement, open access publishing and open scholarly communication trends.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2014 URL: http://wits-ac-za.v1.libguides.com/openaccess_a2k_scholarly_communication Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Welcome to this LibGuide on Open Access (OA), Access to Knowledge (A2K) and Scholarly Communication.  I hope you will find these resources useful.  Should you have any queries, or should you want to add other useful references to this Guide, please contact Denise Nicholson (see Profile for details)

When using the various Tabs, please click on the Main Blue Tab and sub-Tabs as they all have information on them.

Please note: Conditions or certain licences, e.g. Creative Commons, may apply to some of these resources.  Always check the Conditions of Use if you are using the material beyond the provisions of 'Fair Dealing' in the SA Copyright Act. Some may be entirely free to use and reproduce, whilst others may have some conditions related to the re-use or reproduction of works. 

Some linked material on this LibGuide may be copyright protected, so please check and ensure that you obtain the necessary copyright permission, where applicable.



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