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AfricArXiv preprints on OSF

AfricArXiv preprints on OSF

osf.io/preprints/africarxiv/

Preprint manuscripts that were published on AfricArXiv via the Open Science Framework (OSF).

Digital Research Repositories

Digital Research Repositories

internationalafricaninstitute.org

List of repositories within the African continent.

African Journals Online

African Journals Online

ajol.info

Online library of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.

AAS Open Research

AAS Open Research

aasopenresearch.org

A platform for rapid publication and open peer review for researchers.

'Africa' Open Knowledge Map

'Africa' Open Knowledge Map

openknowledgemaps.org

Contextualised search results based on metadata and keywords and tagged with 'Africa'.

Africa-specific BASE results

Africa-specific BASE results

base-search.net

A voluminous search engine especially for academic web resources.

AfricArxiv is a free, open source and community-led digital archive for African research. We provide a non-profit platform for African scientists to upload their working papers, pre-prints, accepted manuscripts (post-prints), and published papers. We also provide options to link data and code, and for article versioning. AfricArxiv is dedicated to enhance and open up research and collaboration among African scientists – co-design the future of scholarly communication.

AfricArxiv is dedicated to enhance and open up research and collaboration among African scientists – co-design the future of scholarly communication.

Online visibility is key to a researcher’s success, in our view. The main benefit is to get Africans involved in global discussions, which can lead to collaboration both on the continent and internationally

News about Open Access in Africa

Strategic Partnership with IGDORE

We proudly announce that AfricArXiv has entered a strategic partnership with the Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education (IGDORE) – the independent research institute dedicated to improve the quality of science, science education, Read more…

AfricArXiv at #osc2019

AfricArxiv was presented at the International Open Science Conference (#osc2019) in Berlin, Germany by Jo Havemann on the theme: “What role can Open Science play in enabling South-North dialogues?“ Preceding the conference was the Barcamp Read more…

Open Science in Africa

Justin Ahinon and Jo Havemann (both founders of AfricArXiv) talk in this article about the development of Open Science Services in Africa, initiatives, the current situation and chances in the future. [Originally published at elephantinthelab.org] Read more…

How to work with AfricArXiv

As an African researcher and as a non-African researcher working on African topics you can …

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The AfricArXiv Team

Justin Sègbédji Ahinon

Justin Sègbédji Ahinon

Justin is a WordPress developer with a background in applied statistics. He is strongly interested in open access issues in Africa as well as in the dissemination of knowledge and the means by which it is carried out on the continent. He is a fellow and recently a mentor of the Open Leaders program of the Mozilla Foundation.

Joy Owango

Joy Owango

Joy is the Director at the Training Centre in Communication, TCC-Africa. She also works with Clarivate Analytics as Account Manager in the East African Division.

Jo Havemann

Jo Havemann

With a background in Evolution and Developmental Biology, Jo is a trainer and consultant in Open Science Communication and Science Project Management. With a focus on digital tools for science and her label 'Access 2 Perspectives', she aims at strengthening Research on the African continent through Open Science.

Obasegun Ayodele

Obasegun Ayodele

Oba is a co-founder at Vilsquare.org. Experienced project manager, and researcher whose work has created new openings for novel business models in sectors such as health, education, construction, legal, vocational, manufacturing, and security & surveillance.

Luke Okelo

Luke Okelo

Luke is a software engineer and researcher in next generation technologies including mixed virtual and augmented reality, blockchain platforms and low power air quality sensors.currently he is based at the Technical University of Kenya School of Computing & Information Technology.

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