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Open Access in the Arab World - AUC Open Access Days

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Open Access in the Arab World. Presentation was given in the AUC Open Access Days.

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  • 1. AUC Open Access Days Open Access (OA) in the Arab World Tarek Amr Open Knowledge, Egypt @gr33ndata
  • 2. Open Journal System ● Open Journal Systems (OJS) is an open- source software for the management of peer- reviewed academic journals. ● OJS is designed to facilitate the development of open access, peer-reviewed publishing
  • 3. OJS in the Region Journals using OJS 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 2099 285 93 Latin Amrica Sub-saharan Africa Middle East and North Africa
  • 4. Middle East and North Africa 5 9 1 77 Egypt Saudi UAE Iran
  • 5. Public Awareness ● Wikipedia article about Open Access – In 27 Languages – Not in Arabic yet. Row 1 0 10000 20000 30000 40000 50000 60000 Wikibooks Books per Language English German French Hebrew Arabic
  • 6. Open Access to what? ● Peer-reviewed research papers ● Draft and unpublished papers ● Dissertations and Thesis ● Course work and Tutorials ● Books ● Code and Datasets
  • 7. Open Access ● Gold and Green Open Access ● Legal aspects – Free / Libre / Gratis – Translation ● Technical aspects – Access for humans and machines – Search Engines
  • 8. Examples from Egypt ● Gold OA – Hindawi (APC) ● Green OA – AUC DAR – Open DOAR: Cairo, Helwan, Menofia and British Universities in Egypt. Bibliotheca Alexandrina. ● LibreBooks.org ● TahrirAcademy.org ● Self publishing
  • 9. Open Data ● Open Data Index (OKFN) – 70 Countries surveyed in 2013 – 5 Arab Countries – Egypt ranked 53 – Tunisia ranked 48 ● Data is needed by researchers ● Data already used in researches ● Data used but not published
  • 10. Just for humour! Not really. ● Crowdsourcing Academia – Translation of OA papers – Peer-reviews, crowd-reviews! – Research itself, really!?