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Prospect for development of open access in Argentina
Miguel, Sandra · Bongiovani, Paola C. · Gómez, Nancy D. · Bueno-de-la-Fuente, Gema

PublishedJanuary 2013
Type of workSpecial Issue on Open Access
JournalThe Journal of Academic Librarianship
Volume 39, Issue 1 (January 2013), Pages 1 - 2
EditorsKaspar, Wendi Arant and vanDuinkerken, Wyoma
CountryArgentina, South America

ABSTRACT
This perspective article presents an overview of the Open Access movement in Argentina, from a global and regional (Latin American) context. The article describes the evolution and current state of initiatives by examining two principal approaches to Open Access in Argentina: golden and green roads. The article will then turn its attention to: the support that Open Access receives from governmental sources; collaboration with international projects; and the perspective of Argentine authors regarding Open Access and self--archiving. It concludes with a reflection on the outlook, the main barriers and opportunities for Open Access in Argentina.

Keywords Argentina · golden road · green road · journal publishing · open access

ISSN991333
RefereedYes
RightsCopyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved
DOI10.1016/j.acalib.2012.10.002
URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0099133312001565
Other informationThe Journal of Academic Librarianship
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