The worldwide scholarly publishing sector is dominated by large publishing houses in europe and north america - the biggest five publishing companies in the world together publish around 10,000 journals (source: publishers' own figures. This paper deals with the scholarly publishing industry, which is one of the backbones of the research and innovation infrastructure in south africa it is specifically focused on academic journal publishing. Abstract this article explores the production of post-apartheid afrikaner identity in south africa centred around the private sphere of the braai, the article draws on discursive psychology to investigate the participants' dilemmas and struggles over their identity as afrikaners, south africans, and africans, and the ways in which these identities are being redefined. Sabinet african journals have been available online to clients with great success since 2001 this service is the most comprehensive, searchable collection of full-text african electronic journals available on one platform which focuses on information originating from or pertaining to africa. To find a list of dhet accredited open access journals, without apcs, click here click on advanced search, then enter open in 3rd block down, then click on no in 4th block.
South africa's book publishing industry plays a vital role pasa's mpuka radinka told us about the sector's prospects in a time of economic uncertainty and political interference there are over 150 publishers in south africa: commercial publishers, university presses, non-governmental organisations and small private firms. African journals online (ajol) is a south african non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the online visibility of and access to the published scholarly research of african-based academics. Acta theologica acta theologica is an accredited, south african journal publishing independently reviewed research articles on broad christian-theological and religion topics, aimed at a national and international academic audience/readership.
The journal of public health in africa is a peer-reviewed, academic journal that focuses on health issues in the african continent the journal editors seek high quality original articles on public health related issues, reviews, comments and more. And knowledge in south africa: the journal therefore provides an important forum for the publishing of scholarly articles and case studies that are of interest and relevance to researchers and practitioners. For publishers jstor is part of ithaka, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Hijacked journals, hijacked web-sites, journal phishing, misleading metrics, and predatory publishing: actual and potential threats to academic integrity and publishing ethics hoax highlights the pitfalls and perils of open access publishing (2013. Routledge is the world's leading academic publisher in the humanities and social sciences we publish thousands of books and journals each year, serving scholars, instructors, and professional communities worldwide.
News, september 2017 the extent of so-called predatory publishing in academic circles in south africa is under the spotlight in a research article published in the july/august 2017 edition of the south african journal of science. African journals online (ajol) is the world's largest online library of peer-reviewed, african-published scholarly journals historically, scholarly information has flowed from north to south and from west to east. The african publishing industry continues to be dominated by the education publishing, although trade publishing is beginning to thrive, especially in the bigger industries such as south africa and egypt. Request pdf on researchgate | a hybrid model for scholarly publishing in south africa: the challenge to engage with an open access environment within a global arena | the widening range of.
Journal of african cultural studies the extroverted african novel and literary publishing in the twenty-first century browse journals by subject. Acta criminologica: southern african journal of criminology is a peer reviewed academic journal which promotes academic and professional discourse and the publishing of research results on the subject of crime and victimisation, conflict, deviance, abuse of power and reaction to crime and other conflict related phenomena. Elizabeth le roux is director of unisa press at the university of south africa this article is based on research conducted for my mis dissertation, 'transforming a publishing division into a scholarly press: a feasibility study of the africa institute of south africa', under the supervision of dr galloway at the university of pretoria.
'juta' and 'jutastat' are names synonymous with south african legal publishing and a heritage of excellence juta's unrivalled range of iconic authored commentary works, law reports, legislation and journals are indispensable to the practice of law and the effective functioning of government and business. The landscape - slim for the picking but rich with opportunities • scholarly publishing is coming off a low base - extremely small market size in south africa and africa. The growth of irs, the growth in support for gold open access including the library acting as a publisher, the experimentation with open monographs, and oers are all shaping south africa's scholarly publishing roadmap. In south africa to reflect on its achievements, its shortcomings, its contradictions and its various roles and purposes, and to apply the wisdom of hindsight, such that we may look forward more clearly to a re-imagined future.