Dominique Babini's Blog (9)

The risk of open access becoming integrated into existing commercial publishing - the need of a global system of non-commercial open access scholarly communications

In this open access week we share our concerns 

"In Europe and USA scholarly communications have been outsourced and one of the most profitable businesses was built by main international commercial scholarly publishers, which today offer to take care of open access, building a new enclosure to knowledge for the Global South, and distracting governments, funding agencies and the scholarly community, in the North and in the South, from the need to build a global open access ecosystem…

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Added by Dominique Babini on October 23, 2017 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Why CLACSO supports open access in Latin America

In Latin America and the Caribbean, research is mainly publicly funded. However, access to the results of that research is hampered by limitations in traditional scholarly communication systems.

CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences, a non-governmental network of 542 research institutions and 650 postgraduate programs in 41 countries, partners with universities and governments of Latin America and the…

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Added by Dominique Babini on May 23, 2016 at 4:27pm — No Comments

INASP Open Access Week competition

Information from INASP website:

In 2013 INASP is encouraging our partner and network countries to use Open Access Week to showcase the activities that universities and research institutions within developing and emerging countries are planning and doing. Your activities might include: 

  • creating greater understanding of Open Access or the Open Access movement
  • increasing wider awareness and use of institutional repositories
  • promoting and providing training…
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Added by Dominique Babini on June 20, 2013 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Publicar en acceso abierto: 10 preguntas frecuentes

Presentación con motivo de la Semana del Acceso Abierto 2012.  A cargo de la Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina) y CLACSO.

"Open access publishing: 10 frequent questions" presentation for the 2012 OA week, prepared by National University of Rosario in Argentina and CLACSO-Latin American Council on Social Sciences…

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Added by Dominique Babini on April 21, 2013 at 8:43am — No Comments

"Open Access contribution to inclusive and participatory global knowledge societies"

OA presentation at the 2013 World Summit on the Information Society, UNESCO, Paris, February 25-27, 2013

http://http://es.slideshare.net/Babini/wsis10-dominique-babini

Added by Dominique Babini on April 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"Open Access in Argentina"

10 minutes country presentations session at UNESCO Regional Latin America and the Caribbean Consultation on Open Access to Scientific Information and Research.  Kingston, Jamaica, 5-8 March 2013

http://es.slideshare.net/Babini/open-access-in-argentina-17236685

 

Added by Dominique Babini on April 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Open Access in Latin America and the Caribbean

- Presentation at the UNESCO Regional Latin America and the Caribbean Consultation on Open Access to Scientific Information and Research. Kingston, Jamaica, 5-8 March 2013

http://http://es.slideshare.net/Babini/clacso-dominique-babini-open-access-in-latin-america

Added by Dominique Babini on April 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

UNESCO supports 2013 OA week events and materials in Latin America and the Caribbean - UNESCO apoya propuestas para la semana AA 2013 y materiales sensibilización AA, cierre inscripción 18 abril 2013

Hoy viernes 12 de abril 2913, UNESCO anunció que recibirá hasta el jueves 18 de abril, propuestas de los países de América Latina y el Caribe para brindar pequeños apoyos complementarios para:

1) Materiales de sensibilización sobre el acceso abierto, preparados para América Latina y el Caribe.  Quienes pueden entregar en pocas semanas materiales que sean de utilidad para toda la región, pueden enviar a Bhanu Neupane <b.neupane@unesco.org> con copia a Hara Padhy…

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Added by Dominique Babini on April 12, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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