Webinar: Open access journals best practices / Meilleures pratiques pour les journaux en libre accès

Learn more about best practices in publishing open access journals / En savoir plus sur les meilleures pratiques en matière de publication de revues en libre accès

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Ina Smith of ASSAf, Academy of Science of South Africa; Thomas Mboa, Université de Yaoundé II
March 2022

In this webinar (45 minutes) Ina Smith of ASSAf (Academy of Science of South Africa) talks about the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing, professional journals websites and open source journal management software, and shows journals using Open Journal Systems software, DOAJ metadata export plugin. She describes other open access journals good practices relating to peer review processes, ownership and management, governing bodies, editorial teams, copyright and licensing, allegations of research misconduct, conflict of interest, article retraction and corrections policies, ethics and malpractice statements. She also discusses publishing schedules and publication frequency, open access and archiving/digital preservation policies, advertising and direct marketing policies, persistent identifiers - ISSN, ORCID, DOI - and compliance with I4OC standards for open citations. 

This is the fourth in a series of seven webinars for journal editors and publishers in Africa organized by African Journals Online (AJOL), Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EIFL, LIBSENSE and University of Cape Town (UCT).

Meilleures pratiques pour les journaux en libre accès

Thomas Mboa (Université de Yaoundé II) parleront des politiques d'accès ouvert et d'archivage, des DOI, ORCID et autres identités persistantes, de la manière dont la revue pourrait se conformer aux normes I4OC pour les citations ouvertes, etc.