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In his article published in the Scholarly Kitchen (May 1, 2017) Rick Anderson argues that there is evidence to suggest that Big Deal packages are “no longer sacred” as more and more cancellations are taking place.read more
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, and the American Physical Society (APS) announced today that they entered into an agreement for SCOAP3. Under this agreement, high-energy physics articles published in the three APS journals Physical Review C, Physical Review D and Physical Review Letters will be open access as from January 2018.read more
If you have received a password by email, you will be able to download a copy here. Please note that these PDF’s are password protected.read more
Registration for the SANLiC 2017 Conference is progressing nicely with 100 registrations received already. Exhibition stands are nearly fully subscribed and a packed programme.read more
The open access publisher Hindawi has decided to leave the STM Association, accusing the publisher trade association of resisting rather than embracing and facilitating change toward open access publishing.read more
SANLiC participation in the SCOAP3 open access initiative is very important because, aside from the direct benefits, it informs South Africa about the future with regard to transition from an electronic resource system based on subscriptions to an open access system.read more
It is a pleasure to announce that Ms Naomi Gaines has been appointed full time Administrator at SANLiC with effect from 1 July 2016.read more