Principios y Valores – AmeliCA
peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-05-11
[Undated] From Google's English:
Principles and values
Scientific knowledge generated with public funds is a common good and access to it is a universal right.
Open Access must be protected legally to avoid the appropriation of scientific knowledge for profit.
Open Access has no future or meaning without an evolution in the systems of evaluation to research.
The consolidation of Open Access must consider the transition to digital scientific communication as an essential axis.
The economic investment in Open Access must be consistent with its benefit to society, just as commercial solutions are paid.
The adverse economic scenarios that the AA faces must be overcome with work schemes based on collaboration and sustainability, favoring that the scientific publication continues sustained and led by the academy.
It is necessary to recognize the diversity of scientific journals and stop the pressures that seek to homogenize them. For their part, journals should support the strengthening of institutional repositories through the disappearance of embargo and assignment of rights policies.
The social impact of science is the basis of the existence of Open Access.
It is necessary to respect the different dynamics of generation and circulation of knowledge by area, especially the dynamics of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Open Access must be permanently conceptualized and defined accordingly. The three "B" homogenize the conditions of the development of science and the conditions of the South are different from those of the North...."