We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to everyone who contributed in covering the 2020 fee for AfricArXiv’s preprint hosting & maintenance on the Open Science Infrastructure (OSF) provided by the Center for Open Science.

With special thanks to:

  • everyone who generously contributed to this goal.
  • everyone who shared our cause or invited a friend to participate.
  • the team at the Center for Open Science for working with us to ensure sustainability of our services.
  • the team at OpenCollective for providing a transparent way to display our financial streams: https://opencollective.com/africarxiv 
  • our partner organisations, who work with us to build a decentralized, African-owned scholarly communication infrastructure for all researchers on the continent.
  • the AfricArXiv community including researchers who have submitted their work, our followers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, Github, WhatsApp and newsletter subscribers, all without whom none of our achievements would be possible.

Discover the research in and about Africa archived at OSF: https://osf.io/preprints/africarxiv/discover 

To see all options on how to submit to AfricArXiv please refer to https://info.africarxiv.org/submit/ 

Within the coming month of September 2020, we will share our roadmap and mixed financing strategy about how we envision to ensure sustainability of all our services for years to come. 

Information about how you can support our work and join the AfricArXiv community is available at https://info.africarxiv.org/contribute/ 


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