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Open Access in the Americas

Joseph, Heather; Sinatra, Michael; Babini, Dominique; Graham, Pamela M.; Center for Digital Research and Scholarship

National-level policies around open access to research differ around the world, and the issues at stake around public accessibility to research demand an international perspective. In this panel event, the current landscape of open access policy development in the USA, Canada, and Latin America will be compared and contrasted. Panelists with views from across the Americas will explore and discuss the differing national perspectives around open access to research. Panelists: Heather Joseph, Executive Director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) Michael Sinatra, Associate Professor of English at the Université de Montréal, the President (French) of the Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Dominique Babini, Open Access Program coordinator at CLACSO-Latin American Council on Social Sciences Moderator: Pamela Graham is Director of Global Studies and the Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research at Columbia University.

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