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Friday, September 28, 2007

OA progress in Latin America

Dominique Babini, Web access to social science journals in Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean – the case of CLACSO's network, a slide presentation at the First International Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Scholarly Publishing Conference, Simon Fraser University, July 11-13, 2007.

Some highlights:  of 168 social science journals from 17 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, 63% of the journals offer OA to all their articles (slide 10), and these account for 97% the articles (slide 12).