[Irtalk] The Winnower | Open Access in Latin America: a Paragon for the Rest of the World

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 20:43:45 SAST 2015

In a recent blog post, these two initiatives were discredited by Jeffrey
Beall. In the post, Beall compared the two publishing platforms to favelas,
resulting in a mean-spirited insult to both favela dwellers on the one
hand, and SciELO and Redalyc on the other. *Rather than maligning these
initiatives, they should be held up as examples of best practice for the
rest of the world.*

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