Latin America's longstanding Open Access ecosystem could be undermined by proposals from the Global North | LSE Latin America and Caribbean

peter.suber's bookmarks 2019-11-11

Summary:

"Open access is often seen as a process of switching from the existing closed-subscription model of scholarly communication to an open one. But Latin America has had an open access ecosystem for scholarly publishing for over a decade, and the recent AmeliCA initiative seeks to develop cooperative scientific communication further still. These efforts, however, could yet be undermined by recent open access proposals from the cOAlition S consortium of research funders in the Global North, write Eduardo Aguado López and Arianna Becerril García (both Redalyc, AmeliCA, and Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México)...."

Link:

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2019/11/06/latin-americas-longstanding-open-access-ecosystem-could-be-undermined-by-proposals-from-the-global-north/

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Tags:

oa.new oa.latin_america oa.risks oa.plan_s oa.amelica oa.fees oa.objections oa.debates oa.infrastructure oa.academic_led oa.no-fee oa.redalyc oa.scielo oa.clacso oa.la_referencia oa.economics_of oa.nonprofit oa.south

Date tagged:

11/11/2019, 14:17

Date published:

11/11/2019, 09:20