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…

Call to action: COVID-19 Rapid Review

Originally published at: africarxiv.pubpub.org Cite as: AfricArXiv (2020). Call to action: COVID-19 Rapid Review. AfricArXiv. Retrieved from https://africarxiv.pubpub.org/pub/24sv5nej As a supporter and signatory of the COVID-19 Publishers Open Letter of Intent for Rapid Review we call upon researchers in Africa and beyond to join the initiative and take action in Read more…

Multilingual chatbot for African citizens, researchers and policy-makers to provide quick answers around COVID-19

The German startup DialogShift and the pan-African cross-disciplinary preprint repository AfricArXiv develop a multilingual chatbot for African citizens, researchers and policy-makers to provide quick answers around COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the world with an incredible force. Most people find it difficult to keep an overview of the current Read more…

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