The 2023 Open Access Publishing Output Report for Sudan (OA_Outputs-2023 Sudan) provides a comprehensive overview of scholarly articles published in open access journals across EIFL partner countries. Collated from reports received from publishers with whom agreements are established, this report highlights the significant growth in open access publishing and the resultant savings in Article Processing Charges (APCs) for authors and institutions.

Key Findings:
– In 2023, a total of 1,746 articles were published in open access across EIFL partner countries, representing an 11% increase compared to the previous year
– The savings in Article Processing Charges (APCs) for authors and their institutions amounted to an impressive US$2,574,893.

Call to Action:
The dissemination of this report aims to encourage relevant institutions to deposit these articles in their repositories, where available. By sharing this valuable resource, we at SNAS seek to emphasize on the importance of open access and Sudan presence on the OA map. This enhances the accessibility and visibility of scholarly research from Sudan and contribute to the global knowledge exchange.

List of Journals:
The list of journals offering APC waivers and discounts negotiated by EIFL on behalf of Sudanese institutions is available for download at here.

The 2023 Open Access Publishing Output Report underscores the growing momentum of open access publishing in Sudan and EIFL partner countries. By leveraging APC waivers and discounts and promoting repository deposit, we can further amplify the impact of scholarly research and foster collaboration within the academic community.

We encourage all stakeholders to utilize this report and the accompanying resources to advance the principles of open access and maximize the dissemination of knowledge.