El Open Access a las revistas científicas y sus costos | Educación a Debate

abernard102@gmail.com 2013-04-19


[From Google Translator] "Discussions recently escalated in many countries, including Mexico, on Open Access, ie start-line scientific journals. The issue is not new: in the area of social sciences in Mexico, REDALYC has many years of providing publications concerned communities of the area, produced mainly in Spanish and Portuguese, at no charge to end users (faculty and students) the queries. The European Union made ​​several statements about introducing the issue on its agenda for more than a decade.Universities like Harvard pioneered the digitization of its teaching and research resources and free circulation. The current rage is then linked to an emerging phenomenon but silently installed but extension and increased visibility.  What they have changed are the operating conditions and perceptions of Open Access . The dematerialization of media publishing, via their electronic delivery, in fact, does not imply free movement, as naively or optimism is occasionally believed, but a decision about who pays. In a situation of economic crisis and resource constraints, this issue within the framework of the journals on  Open Acess then takes unprecedented force.Several agencies in the economic boom period coincided with the consolidation of Open Access , gave subsidies, are retiring or otorgándolas down. The redistribution of costs is, therefore, in the heart of the ongoing discussions involving, with their visions and interests, researchers, policy makers in education and governing boards of scientific journals.  Investigators approach the subject, from the adequacy of resources (often scarce) for support from institutions, agencies supporting science or government, obtaining and dissemination of scientific knowledge. The key issues here are whether they are the ones who have to pay for, first, publish your articles or even get your dictamination and second, to query the stored materials. The conditions of use of knowledge in Open Accessaffect effect on strategies to continuously update the disciplinary background and to get appointments, which have become a central indicator ranking scientists and the accumulation of capital professional prestige. They also have an ideological ramifications on the free movement of knowledge as a public good and the professionalization of the procedures referee publisher ..."



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Date tagged:

04/19/2013, 13:06

Date published:

04/19/2013, 09:06