Open Access: Latin America shows us how

Open Access: Latin America shows us how

Presentation given at the Open Science Summit in Mountain View, October 19-20, 2012

Summary of open access in Latin America, and what it can teach the rest of the world.

Video of the presentation, starting at minute 24, on

Summit program:


Juan Pablo Alperin

October 19, 2012


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    green road two national mandates (one in progress) 11 institutional

    mandates 15 countries signed on to project to support repositories
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    what OA means to LA vs US visibility mark of

    quality discourse: for research and for public cost quality questioned discourse: for the publi and to be efficient
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    a way up mall and young institutions ave equal opportunity

    to rise rengthens higher education nd research culture
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    flow of knowledge system works better when ere are no

    impediments ampens effect of hierarchy institutions
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    shift in conversation ot just about giving access lhave-notsz is

    a also way to increase rengthen research culture
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    scholarship s networked o matter what you have ccess to...

    you are linked to eople who have less ccess
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    n LA`s all- OA system ... creased output creased co-authorships

    creased citations currently looking for ways measuring quality, impact
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