Open Access in Latin America & the Case of CLACSO-REDALYC

METRO's OPEN SIG and the LACUNY Scholarly Communications Round Table present an opportunity to hear from leaders of the Latin American OA movement about what’s happening in Iberoamerica and their view on global OA.
A new partnership between CLACSO and ( will strengthen scholarly publishing managed as a commons by the scholarly community.
CLACSO-REDALYC provides APC-free OA social science journals from Iberoamerican countries with a platform for visibility, open access, indexing and indicators for authors, institutions, and countries. The platform already has 793 peer-reviewed journals with 294,437 articles in open access.
Our speakers will be participating remotely via webinar. We've arranged an in-person viewing at METRO, though you are welcome to register to receive a link to the live stream as well.

Please note that online participation is limited to 40 seats. If you are planning on registering, please check with colleagues in your organization to arrange participating together.

This is the first event in the Global Open Access Webinar Series jointly sponsored by METROs OPEN SIG and LACUNY Scholarly Communications Round Table.


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About the presenters:
Dominique Babini (Argentina) is coordinator of open access scholarly communications projects, research and advocacy at CLACSO, a network of 432 research institutions in 26 countries, mainly in Latin America. Open access scholarly communications researcher at the University of Buenos Aires. Latin America contributor at UNESCO´s Global Open Access Portal, and member of the Experts Committee of the Argentine National System of Digital Repositories; Doctorate in political science and postgraduate in information science. 

Arianna Becerril is co-founder and director of technology and innovation at Redalyc. She is also a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico, and a professor and researcher on the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, where her research addresses bibliometrics, design and development of metadata repositories, open access and interoperability standards.. Becerril is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and co-founder of Red Mexicana de Repositorios Institucionales (REMERI).


Tue, May. 31, 2016
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. America/New_York


METRO Training Center (4th floor)
57 E. 11th Street
New York, NY 10003
United States