OA in the Global South

Supporting researchers from economically disadvantaged regions of the world is an often-cited benefit of Open Access, both by publishers and libraries, which this panel discusses.

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October 14, 4:00-5:30 pm, Berlin time

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Juan Cordoba (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia), Panelist
Dr. Sven Fund (Knowledge Unlatched, Managing Director), Moderator
Abel Packer (SciELO), Panelist
Elizabeth (Liz) Ngonzi (Founder / Executive Director, The International Social Impact Institute at Hunter College), Panelist


Does Open Access today meet the needs of the Global South? The panel with experts from different world regions will explore what has been achieved as well as future challenges. It will also address the situation of Open Access in books and journals.

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Open Research Community and Knowledge Unlatched


Free Event

Featured Image Credits: Global South-South Development Expo 2010, Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2010 | © Courtesy of Lucien Fortunati/United Nations Development Programme/Flickr.

Pablo Markin

Community Manager, Open Research Community