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Open access : are we there yet? - the case of Stellenbosch University, South Africa
It is often acknowledged that African and other developing countries have a desperate need for quality scholarly information to advance their research output and to make a contribution to the world of scholarly communication. ...
Opening access to African scholarly content : Stellenbosch University’s AOARI platforms
Africa is viewed as a consumer of the world’s knowledge production. A significant factor influencing this status is the low research output, with the main contributor to this status being minimum access to scholarly ...
Research support through the lens of transformation in academic libraries with reference to the case of Stellenbosch University Libraries
Changing higher education pedagogy, digitisation of scholarly content and the increasing influence of relevant technologies have impacted on the transformation of academic library services. This paper examines research ...
Now into big strides : report on statutory status for the South African Library and Information Services sector
(Library and Information Association of South Africa, 2012)
The road to acquiring statutory status for the Library and Information Services (LIS) sector in South Africa has been traversed numerous times over the last sixty to seventy years. In more recent years, there has been ...