UJ Open Access mandate
In 2010, the Senate approved the University of Johannesburg Open Access Mandate which calls for all accredited research output to be archived in the UJ IR (Institutional Repository)
In 2011, the University signed the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities, and the Budapest Open Access Initiative.
What is Open Access (OA)
Open Access is the practice of providing unrestricted access normally associated with publisher copyright agreements via the Internet.
The end user has immediate and free electronic access.
How does Open Access (OA) benefit researchers?
Source: UJ IR (Institutional Repository)