Guédon, Jean-Claude . Open Access and the divide between “mainstream” and “peripheral” science., 2008 In: Como gerir e qualificar revistas científicas (forthcoming in 2007, in Portuguese). UNSPECIFIED. (In Press) [Book chapter]
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Discusses the potential of open access to overcome the divide between the mainstream and the peripheral in science, including the divide between the developed and developing world. Specific open access implementation strategies are examined with respect to this role. For example, subsidized open access journals with no article processing fees, a common practice in many if not most of the world's countries, are helpful to overcoming the divide, as is a coherent system of institutional and thematic repositories.
|Item type:||Book chapter|
|Keywords:||open access, power in science, developing countries|
|Subjects:||B. Information use and sociology of information. > BA. Use and impact of information.
A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
B. Information use and sociology of information. > BE. Information economics.
B. Information use and sociology of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information. > BF. Information policy
B. Information use and sociology of information. > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
|Depositing user:||E-LIS Canadian Staff|
|Date deposited:||10 Jul 2008|
|Last modified:||14 Dec 2012 20:32|
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