I have attended today, 25 October 2012 an Open Access Seminar at Vaal University of Technology.
Thanks to the VUT Library for organising the event and especially to Mr. Freeman Zulu, VUT Library Director: Client Services for inviting me to speak.
We had a lovely morning engaging in conversation about OA, the important role of the Institutional Repositories in making available free research content; OA South African & African collections, etc.
Posted on October 25, 2012 at 2:00pm
In acknowledgement of the Open Access Week I have initiated a mini-seminar for the UJ Faculty of Science academics and postgraduate students on 23 October 2012. For venue, I selected one of the available lecture halls, which happen to be convenient, as it was close to the Sciences departments. Thirteen (13) researchers, Masters and PhD students were in attendance from Biochemistry, Chemistry and Botany Departments.
At the seminar we had also six (6) representatives from the library:…Continue
Posted on October 24, 2012 at 8:00am