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AfricArXiv, Diamond Open Access, Sustainability & Funding

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Presentation held at the II DIAMOND OPEN ACCESS CONFERENCE, October 25 - 26, 2023. Toluca, Mexico

Plenary session: Sustainability and funding of diamond open access

Capacity building and sustainable finances will be important for the future development of diamond open access. This session discusses how we can further strengthen, sustain, and fund a diamond open access scholarly communication model.

  • Jo Havemann, Open Science Communication Consultant and Trainer, AfricArXiv (online)
  • Catherine Mitchell, Director, Publishing, Archives, and Digitization, California Digital Library, University of California, USA
  • Ross Mounce, Director Open Access Programmes, Arcadia
  • Vanessa Proudman, Director, SPARC Europe and Executive Group Chair, Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS)
  • Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC
  • Giulia Malaguarnera, Board member and former Secretary, Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) and Outreach and Engagement Officer, OpenAIRE
  • Nokuthula Mchunu, Deputy Director, African Open Science Platform (AOSP), National Research Foundation, South Africa
  • Jeroen Sondervan, Programme Leader Open Scholarly Communication, Open Science NL, Netherlands (online)

Moderator: Eurico Wongo Gungula, Rector, Universidade Óscar Ribas (UOR), Angola



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Translated title (French)
AfricArXiv, Diamond Open Access, durabilité et financement
Translated title (Portuguese)
AfricArXiv, Acesso Aberto Diamante, sustentabilidade e financiamento
Translated title (Swahili (macrolanguage))
AfricArXiv, Ufikiaji Wazi wa Almasi, Uendelevu na Ufadhili
Translated title (Standard Arabic)
AfricArXiv، الوصول المفتوح الماسي، الاستدامة والتمويل