OA 2013 - A Broader Vision of Open Access for Development
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A paper delivered at the UNISA Open Access Seminar, 23 October 2013. ...
A paper delivered at the UNISA Open Access Seminar, 23 October 2013.
The paper argues that in a developing world context, and particularly in Africa, the narrow focus of conventional OA arguments on journal articles and an emphasis on the impact factor has been counterproductive. A wider approach, incorporating transformative uses of scholarly outputs for policy development and teaching and learning would be more appropriate.
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