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Nikiwe Momoti

Division Manager / Knowledge & Information Management, South African Medical Research Council

Ms Nikiwe Momoti has 34 years working experience in the academic and public sector Knowledge, Information, Library and Archives Management field. She holds a Master’ Degree in Library and Information Science and completing a PhD. Nikiwe works within the Chief Research Operations Office where she’s responsible for among others, research output management, reporting and making it accessible. In providing access to the research output, Nikiwe is responsible for the SAMRC Institutional Repository; implementation of Plan S within the SAMRC, the development of an Open Access policy, monitoring its implementation, and communicating it to the SAMRC community. Nikiwe participates in open access deliberations in South Africa, such as SPARC Africa; Committee on Higher Education Libraries of South Africa; and South African Library and Information Consortium.