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Library workshops

Title: How can Open Access increase your citation rate - presented quarterly by Ina Smith (Digital Research Repository Manager)

Description: Do you wonder what Open Access is and how you as a researcher can benefit from it? Come and learn more about the philosophy of Open Access and how you can increase citations to your publications. Other aspects of Open Access which will be addressed include: SUNScholar (the University’s digital research repository); Open Access journals in which you can publish; funding opportunities; and Open Access repositories.

Outcomes: Participants will learn about:

  • The philosophy and benefits of Open Access publishing
  • SUNScholar (Stellenbosch University’s digital research repository)
  • Finding Open Access journals in which to publish
  • Open Access publishing procedures
  • Open Access Fund
  • How Open Access publishing can increase the citation rate of publications

How to Book: Consult the library training calendar at


Useful websites

Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service is an enthusiastic advocate for Open Access. We have therefore developed a comprehensive set of webpages about the various aspects of Open Access such as:


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