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Dr Leti Kleyn is a research fellow in the Faculty of Humanities, University of Pretoria. She actively works to promote research available through the Open Access movement. She obtained a PhD in Publishing Studies from the University of Pretoria (2013) and a MA in Creative Writing (2008) from UNISA. She completed an MPhil (Law) on copyright restrictions and the principles of Open Science. She is currently working on the information and digital divide within the rural and agricultural spaces of South Africa.


  • 2021–present
    Assistant scientist, University of Pretoria


  • 2021 
    University of Pretoria, MA (Law)
  • 2013 
    University of Pretoria, PhD Publishing Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Research Fellow and Manager, Open Scholarship Programme
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation