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Chan, Leslie. 2017. “Confessions of an Open Access Advocate | Confesiones de Un Defensor Del Acceso Abierto.” OCSDNET (blog). September 19, 2017.

AO: This blog post of an interview conducted with Leslie Chan who he worries that the Open Access movement may have in fact had the opposite of its original intended effect – instead of democratizing and enabling knowledge to be used by wider publics for local development, in his eyes, the...Read more

Discussion Participant Bios

AO: This document contains brief bios about the discussion participants which I collated and shared with the group prior to the discussion.Read more

Plan S based on author-pay article processing charge (APC) model

KM: An important clarifying point to raise about the current Plan S is that while it pushes for making journals open access, it is based on an author-pay article processing charge (APC) model....Read more
Discussion Guide: OA in Africa

AO: I developed this instrument in preparation for a discussion about Open Access on the continent. Thank you to K. Meagher, L. Chan, and K. Fortun for their suggestions and comments on earlier versions of this instrument. I did not end up following the questions closely as we ran out of time (...Read more

OKUNE, A., ADEBOWALE, S., GRAY, E., MUMO, A, AND ONIANG'O, R. (2020). DISCUSSION ON OPEN ACCESS (IN AFRICA) [TRANSCRIPT]. RESEARCH DATA SHARE.

Discussion on Open Access in Africa March 31, 2020 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Nairobi Participants (listed alphabetically): Sulaiman Adebowale Eve Gray Angela Mumo Ruth Oniang'o Facilitator: Angela Okune Angela Okune 0:01 So maybe if we could go around and briefly mention how everyone kind of first began...Read more
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