Plan S in Latin America: A Precautionary Note

  title={Plan S in Latin America: A Precautionary Note},
  author={Humberto Julio Debat and Dominique Babini},
  journal={Scholarly and Research Communication},
  • H. Debat, D. Babini
  • Published 1 July 2019
  • Political Science
  • Scholarly and Research Communication
Background  Latin America has historically led a vital and open access movement and leads the worldwide region with the adoption of wider open access practices. Argentina has expressed its commitment to join Plan S, an initiative from a European consortium of research funders with a mandate to promote the open access publishing of scientific outputs. Analysis  This opinion article suggests that the potential adhesion of Argentina or other Latin American nations to Plan S ignores the reality… 

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