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Open Access Symposium
2 - 6 December 2019
Theme: Open access and social justice driving African development
UCT Libraries and SPARC Africa will be hosting an Open Access Symposium in collaboration with sister institution libraries in the Western Cape, SPARC, ASSAf, WACREN, Library Publishing Coalition, the Public Knowledge Project, the National Research Foundation and the IFLA Special Interest Group: Library Publishing.
The University of Cape Town Libraries and the African chapter of the Scholarly Publishing Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) together with its Northern American counterpart and in collaboration with the Western Cape Universities is excited to welcome you to participate in important dialogues around Open Access, interrogating the social justice and knowledge equity imperatives the movement affords.
Be part of the conversation and join us for a week of workshop engagements and invited papers.
The Symposium is being live streamed. Streaming will commence from Wednesday, 4 December at 14:30 (SAST).