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Open Access to Scientific Information in Emerging Countries

Lu dans D-Lib Magazine un article par Joachim Schöpel, concernant l’open access dans les pays émergents. Sachant que ce mouvement, s’est plutôt diffusé en occident… Focus sur le Brésil, la Russie, l’Inde, la Chine et l’Afrique du sud

March/April 2017
Volume 23, Number 3/4

Joachim Schöpfel
University of Lille, GERiiCO Laboratory
joachim.schopfel [at]


« Access to information plays a critical role in supporting development. Open access to scientific information is one solution. Up to now, the open access movement has been most successful in the Western hemisphere. The demand for open access is great in the developing world as it can contribute to solving problems related to access gaps. Five emerging countries, called BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — play a specific and leading role with a significant influence on regional and global affairs because of their large and fast-growing national economies, their demography and geographic situation. In order to better understand open access in each of the five countries, in this paper we take a look at specific conditions in each country, relying on data from information professionals and scientists from BRICS, with an empirical approach focused on country-specific characteristics and challenges. The paper is an updated and enriched synthesis of a recent work on open access in the BRICS countries published by Litwin, Sacramento CA.1

Keywords: Open Access, Scientific Information, Emerging Countries, BRICS »

Voir l’article ici, sur le site de D-Lib Magazine « the Magazine of Digital Library Research »