Open Access in African Studies

African Studies Library

The Open Access Network has a new information page on Open Access in African Studies

Aug. 10, 2022
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The Open Access Network has a new information page on Open Access in African Studies!

Here you will find information on Africa-related OA journals, OA books, as well as disciplinary repositories for African Studies.

Compiled by the Specialised Information Service African Studies of the J.C. Senckenberg University Library in Frankfurt.


Open Access



Le Salon du livre africain de Paris
African Minds Publishers
Workshop: Open Access and share your knowledge! Publishing in African Studies
Accessing Taylor & Francis journals from the African continent
National license for the African Writers Series
Open Access at transcript publishers
How to avoid epistemicide
The German Research Foundation funds the extension of the SIS African Studies
The Global Code of Conduct for Research in Resource-Poor Settings
Podcast on new books in African Studies
African Studies Blogs
The African Principles for Open Access
Publishing and co-publishing books in African Studies: guidelines for authors
Over 240 African Studies Open Access Journals
Video Materials
AuROA – Authors and Legal Certainty for Open Access
CODESRIA Open Access Titels
What is open peer review?
Africa Charter for Transformative Research Collaborations
National licence: Corpus de la première littérature francophone de l'Afrique noire
The French SOEA Project: Open Science for African Studies
The Bukavu Series Online Exhibition
What are the benefits of ‘preprints’?
Sabinet: African Online Journals
AWA: An online archive of African magazines
The Journal Impact Factor in African Studies
The Open Access Button
The Félix Houphouët-Boigny Foundation for Peace Research
African Books Collective E-Books: License and Access
Academic networking sites or open access repositories?
How can I share it?
New open access books in African Studies
Communicating research. Publishers, repositories, open access