AfricArXiv receives JROST Rapid Response Award

Following our participation in the JROST conference 2020, we are honored to share that we were awarded $5,000 for our dedication in advancing openness in research and scholarship across Africa. AfricArXiv is among the eight awardees of the response fund; along with La Referencia – Openscapes – PREreview – sktime – 2i2c – Humanities Commons – Knowledge Equity Lab.

AfricArXiv supports COAR on their Input to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria that Matter”

On the 24th of November, 2020 the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) published a response to the Data repository Selection Criteria, sharing their concerns and why these criteria will pose a challenge to some researchers and repositories. The representatives from journals, publishers and scholarly communication organisations, FAIRsharing Community came together Read more…