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…

Interview with Joy Owango, TCC Africa

TCC Africa’s Executive Director and AfricArXiv project partner Joy Owango talked to Africa Business Communities about its model, ambitions and the current state of higher education and research in Sub Saharan Africa. Originally published at africabusinesscommunities.com/…/ The Training Centre in Communication  is a self sustainable 14 year old not-for-profit organization  in partnership Read more…