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Celebrating International Open Access Week at Wits

When: Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Senate House, 2nd Floor, Solomon Mahlangu House
Start time:9:00

RSVP: by 13 September 2017

The Wits Library, Research Office, and the Centre for Learning, Teaching and Development host the Open Access Seminar 2017.

Professor Tomas Lipinski, Dean of the School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, will deliver the keynote address, titled: Open Access Author Agreements, Institutional Policies and the Legal In-Between.  Denise Nicholson, Wits Scholarly Communications Librarian, will present Tips on How to Avoid Predatory Publishing Practices;  Shunmuga Pillay, Scientific Research Systems Manager, Mathematical Sciences, Wits, and Caryn McNamara, Manager: DST-NRF CoE-MaSS & DST-CSIR NEPTTP will present Cloud Computing in the era of Open Access; and Paiki Muswazi, University Librarian, will give a brief overview of the Wits Draft Open Access Policy.  You are cordially invited to attend this seminar. Copies of the programme can be obtained from

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