Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO)

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Hacking Open Access: Sustainable Publication For Humanities

Cristobal Cobo | Cristobal Cobo's Blog | October 30, 2014

Although the open access movement has been going strong for over 10 years in the areas of natural sciences and medical sciences, the humanities and social sciences have lagged behind. However, OA is not only an exclusive STEM approach anymore, the humanities are also considering how they can transition in this direction...

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Need For Access To Academic Knowledge Is An Open And Shut Case

Sarah Wild | BDlive | November 14, 2012

ACCESS barriers to published research "result in critical, relevant knowledge and research outputs in Africa being published in overseas journals — journals that are not affordable to African academic libraries", Science and Technology Minister Derek Hanekom said at the Berlin 10 Open Access Conference last week. Read More »

Open Access Week 2013: A Recap Of This Year’s Global Celebration

Abby Clobridge | Information Today | October 31, 2013

This year’s Open Access Week, a global event that just finished its sixth year, was held Oct. 21–27, 2013. Celebrations of various types were sponsored by libraries, students, researchers, publishers, and nonprofit organizations to increase awareness about open access (OA). [...] Read More »

SciELO Announces Open Access eBook Collection From Brazil

Sue Polanka | No Shelf Required | March 15, 2013

Last Fall, I wrote about the SciELO ebook collection for Open Access Week. I just received this official press release announcing the collection of 300 open access ebooks from Brazil. The press release is also available in Espanol and Portugues. Read More »

South American SciELO Open Access Site

Richard Van Noorden | | October 22, 2013

Researchers and publishers are gathering this week in São Paulo, Brazil, to celebrate a quietly subversive open-access publishing project. The occasion: the 15th anniversary of SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) Read More »