AmeliCA before Plan S – The Latin American Initiative to develop a cooperative, non-commercial, academic led, system of scholarly communication | Impact of Social Sciences

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-08-09

Summary:

"Open access is often discussed as a process of flipping the existing closed subscription based model of scholarly communication to an open one. However, in Latin America an open access ecosystem for scholarly publishing has been in place for over a decade. In this post, Eduardo Aguado-López and Arianna Becerril-Garcia discuss open access developments in Latin America and the AmeliCA initiative to develop a cooperative infrastructure for scientific communication. They also reflect on how the recent proposals put forward by cOAlition S to foster open access publication in the Global North, could potentially negatively impact open access efforts in Latin America. ..."

Link:

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2019/08/08/amelica-before-plan-s-the-latin-american-initiative-to-develop-a-cooperative-non-commercial-academic-led-system-of-scholarly-communication/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.amelica oa.latin_america oa.academic_led oa.infrastructure oa.plan_s oa.risks oa.objections oa.debates oa.south oa.fees oa.no-fee oa.business_models

Date tagged:

08/09/2019, 10:20

Date published:

08/09/2019, 06:21