Guest Post — A COS Ambassador’s Journey Toward Openness Where it is Most Necessary

peter.suber's bookmarks 2024-05-21


"For the past two years, I've been an Ambassador for the Center for Open Science (COS), and throughout my journey, I've actively contributed to the COS's mission of promoting accessible open science practices worldwide. In this post, I will try to summarize some of the barriers and triumphs that I experienced so far, particularly pointing out the main questions that guided me in this effort. 

I could synthetically say that I've encountered numerous challenges in understanding and accessing open science resources. But amidst this journey, I also discovered that within the South American landscape we already have something that every researcher is looking for: open access journals that do not charge authors or readers for publishing. Why is this great initiative overlooked on the global stage? Could this be implemented on a global scale? I believe it can be, and my experiences suggest that others can learn how to help make it happen...."


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Date tagged:

05/21/2024, 09:45

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05/21/2024, 05:45