Open Access Week 2011

It’s the second year that Wits celebrates Open Access Week. Along with 2,000 individuals from more than 110 that have registered at, eLSI and the Library will be hosting two events.

24 October 2011 (Monday) 13.00-14.00
Wartenweiler Conference Room, 4th Floor
Theme: Open Access & Scholarly Communication

  • Prof. Yunus Ballim – “Wits and Open Scholarship”
  • Pierre Malan (Sabinet) – “The African Journal Archive”
  • Luci Abrahams (Wits LINK Centre) – “The OpenAir Project and South African Research”

26 October 2011 (Wednesday) 13.00-14.00
Wartenweiler Media Centre, 2nd Floor
Theme: Open Access Projects

  • Prof. Yunus Ballim – Welcome
  • Kerryn McKay – The African Commons Project
  • Shelley Nicholas – Neil Butcher & Associates
  • Barry Dwolatzky – Joburg Centre for Software Engineering