A new project modelled on the Brazil-based Scientific Electronic Online Library (SciELO), aims to put African research on the map by providing free access to a range of South Africa’s top academic journals. The South African Journal of Science will lead the way, becoming the first high profile open access journal by the end of March.
Robin Crewe of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSA), the publisher of the journal, announced the project at the African Science Communication Conference in Johannesburg last month.
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