Open Access and Global South: It is More Than a Matter of Inclusion

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To make effective collaborations in academic publishing between the North and the South, we need to identify champions from the Global South who are not only excellent researchers, but who also understand and think about research communication in light of the whole research system and development. They are aware of the major changes ongoing in academic publishing and can act as conduits for the wider academic community. They are the ones who will work with the universities and government entities and guide improved policies and practices, which will make Southern research and research communication impactful, not just some text in academics’ CVs. Read more. 

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Meghan Tylec

International Marketing, EBSCO