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Publishing in Open Access Academic Journals

When: Thursday, 22 June 2017 - Thursday, 22 June 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Conference Room, 4th Floor Wartenweiler Library
Start time:11:30
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The Wits Library will host a presentation by Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana, Managing Editor at Taylor & Francis Africa.

Masinyana will talk about publishing in Open Access (OA) academic journals, with particular focus on scam (previously referred to as “predatory”) OA titles.

The presentation will explore the fast changing world of OA journals academic publishing and how it impacts authors, including how to choose an appropriate OA journal; assessing if an OA journal is considered to be a scam title; and exploring the repercussions of publishing in scam OA titles for the individual and the scholarly community.

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