Today, 20 October 2014, Global Open Access (OA) Week 2014 kicks off around the world.  Here at UCT, OpenUCT is heading into its second week of open access events this month.  From 6-10 October, we ran a student-focused series of events including our Access Challenge, which we introduced last year.  This year we also partnered with the UCT Debating Union to hold a public forum debate around the motion “This house would make all research at UCT openly accessible to the public”. 

Our events this week (20-26 October) are more focused around reaching out to the UCT staff community. Today, you’ll find us at the UCT Teaching and Learning Conference in the Kramer Building, so come by the CILT staff booth to find out more about the OpenUCT Repository as well as open access and open educational resources (OERs).  From 2-2....