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Black Lives Matter

We stand in solidarity with the Black communities in the United States of America – #BlackLivesMatter AfricArXiv exists to address the institutional and systemic challenges and biases in the scholarly publishing system to provide African researchers an explicit platform and support to communicate the work they do on the continent Read more…

Harnessing the Open Science infrastructure for an efficient African response to COVID-19 [preprint]

Cite as: Havemann, Jo, Bezuidenhout, Louise, Achampong, Joyce, Akligoh, Harry, Ayodele, Obasegun, Hussein, Shaukatali, … Wenzelmann, Victoria. (2020). Harnessing the Open Science infrastructure for an efficient African response to COVID-19 [preprint]. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3733768 Authors Core team:  Jo Havemann, 0000-0002-6157-1494, Access 2 Perspectives & AfricArXiv, Germany Louise Bezuidenhout, 0000-0003-4328-3963, Oxford University, AfricArXiv Read more…

African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape

Authors & Contributors in alphabetical orderBezuidenhout, Louise, Havemann, Jo, Kitchen, Stephanie, De Mutiis, Anna, & Owango, Joy. (2020). African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape [Data set]. Zenodo. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3732172 Visual Map: https://kumu.io/access2perspectives/african-digital-research-repositories Dataset: https://tinyurl.com/African-Research-RepositoriesArchived at https://info.africarxiv.org/african-digital-research-repositories/ Submission form: https://forms.gle/CnyGPmBxN59nWVB38 Licensing: Text and Visual Map – CC-BY-SA 4.0 // Dataset – CC0 (Public Read more…

African preprint server creates info hub for coronavirus research

Originally published at researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-africa…/ Grassroots contributions sought to trigger collaborations and share insights The free preprint service AfricArXiv has created an information hub where scientists and others can add information about the novel coronavirus to help coordinate the continent’s response.  AfricArXiv has created a Google doc and a Github repository Read more…

Why African researchers should join the Psychological Science Accelerator

The goals of AfricArXiv include fostering community among African researchers, facilitate collaborations between African and non-African researchers, and raise the profile of African research on the international stage. These goals align with the goals of a different organization, the Psychological Science Accelerator (PSA). This post describes how these goals align Read more…

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