Category Archives: Open Access

15 reasons for hosting an online journal with OJS

Here are 15 reasons for working with the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (OJS). The best reason: we can help you! The Specialised Information Service for African Studies offers an OJS Hosting Service to the African Studies community based in Germany.
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Open Access Workshop for African Studies

A workshop about open access took place on 2nd and 3rd November 2017 at the Specialised Information Service for African Studies at the Frankfurt University Library. The slides are available here (in German).
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How can I share it

The Can I Share It look-up tool provides academic researchers with an easy way to check where a journal article can be shared in line with the paper’s access and usage rights.
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Unpaywall

Unpaywall allows you to skip the paywall by clicking on the green tab...
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The Open Access Button

The Open Data Button has now been combined with the Open Access Button. Now you can find and request both articles and data in one great service instead of making separate searches and requests.
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The Open Access DOI

Given the DOI of a paper, how can you find the open access version, given there are so many different repositories?
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