[Irtalk] The risk of open access becoming integrated into existing commercial publishing

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 17:29:17 SAST 2015

In Europe and USA scholarly communications have been outsourced and one of
the most profitable
businesses was built by main international commercial scholarly publishers,
which today offer to take care
of open access, building a new enclosure to knowledge for the Global South,
and distracting governments,
funding agencies and the scholarly community, in the North and in the
South, from the need to *build a*
*global open access ecosystem based on shared and interoperable
institutional, national and international*
*non-commercial open access repositories and publishing platforms.*

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