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The benefits of Open Access in Africa

Brief History of Open Access Movement

he open access movement began in the 1990s, as access to the World Wide Web became widely available and online publishing became the norm. The forerunners of open access were open source and open courseware.

Why Open Access in Africa

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Historically scholary information has flowed from North to South and from West to East . It has been difficulty for African Research to access to work of the African academic . In partnership with hundreds of Journal from all over the continent, AJOL works to change this so that African origins research output is available to African and to the rest of the world

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