January 18, 2022

Roundup of Responses to Jeffrey Beall’s Post About Two Open Access Aggregators in Latin America

Here’s a quick roundup of several responses stemming from a blog post by Jeffrey Beall (University of Colorado-Denver) about two open access aggregators/meta-publishers in Latin America, SciElo and Redalyc.

The post has caused a lot of conversation since it was first shared last Friday.

Beall’s Post

Responses (in Chronological Order) on the SciElo Blog

Note: These posts are also available in Portuguese and Spanish.

Response from Dominique Babini (CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences Open Access Program Coordinator)

UPDATED August 10 Defending Regional Excellence in Research or Why Beall is Wrong About SciELO (by Phil Jones, via The Scholarly Kitchen)

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.