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Opening up access to knowledge
The University of Cape Town (UCT) joined institutions around the world in celebrating Open Access Week. The theme this year was “Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge”.

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
OER Logo by Markus Büsges für Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. / CC BY-SA
Access over 80 million open books from various subject disciplines

Access to open educational resources, including access to open textbooks, is critical to supporting students and lecturers during remote online learning. A comprehensive list of over 80 million open resources has been compiled, consisting of subjects across the different disciplines. These free scholarly resources can be read whilst online or downloaded to view offline (with no internet), on different kind of devices, including a mobile phone.

Publication Date:
Tue, 22 Sep 2020 - 08:30
UCT Open Access Week 2018 Video Series now available

The Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) website is now live and with a series of videos from the Open Access Week seminar held in October. These videos document the three thematic threads of the event - open access and social justice, open access and publishing, and voices from the UCT community.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 14:30
Building Strong LIS Education: A Call to Global and Local Action

The results of an international survey to pursue international educational standards in Library and Information Science. The White Paper by the IFLA Building Strong Library and Information Science Education Working Group (BSLISE), has been added to the Open Monographs collection.

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 08:30