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Unisa Institutional Repository (UnisaIR): Open Access

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Open Access

Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. Open Access ensured that anyone can access and use these results - to turn ideas into industries and breakthroughs into better lives. ( Link to the YouTube videos below for more detailed explanation of the advantages of Open Access for research information, the different types of Open Access and how transformative agreements advance Open Access publishing.


YouTube Videos about Open Access

The links below will take you to YouTube videos that will help you to understand the concept of Open Access:

Publishing in Open Access

The Unisa Library and Information Services are entering into agreements with publishers to enable more Unisa authors to publish in Gold Open Access. Here is a link to more information about these agreements:

International Open Access Week

The International Open Access Week is celebrated annually by the Unisa Library and Information Services. Read more about this initiative on the official Open Access Website linked below

Papers presented during the Unisa Library and Information Services' previous Open Access Seminars and Webinars are archived in the Unisa Institutional Repository. The recent most webinars are linked below: