Perspectives on Open Access in Africa

This PECE essay offers perspectives on the politics of Open Access publishing, paying particular attention to the potential effects a mandate like Plan S could have on the sociotechnical publishing systems on the continent. The essay includes a recorded discussion with scholars, activists and publishers from the continent thinking together about how such policies might impact them and their colleagues’ everyday work.

This data is a supplement to the piece entitled "Conceptualizing, Financing and Infrastructuring: Perspectives on Open Access in and from Africa" published in a special issue of Development and Change Journal (


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March 25, 2020

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Angela Okune. 25 March 2020, "Perspectives on Open Access in Africa", Research Data Share, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 10 February 2021, accessed 23 June 2024.