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Open Access and libraries: Research Repositories

This guide is aimed at to brief students on what Open access is, its role in libraries.The guide will future go on to outline the benefits of open access to students and more specifically Libraries (Public) .

UWC Research Repostitory

Welcome to the UWC Research Repository. The repository is a service that stores, distributes and displays digital copies of research output of UWC faculty. Search across the entire collection or browse amongst the research communities associated with our faculties.


Researchers register for an account and are given authorization to deposit files to relevant collections.

Below is some works which have been recently added into the repository: From The Library and Information Science Department.