Dominique Babini

  • Dra.
  • Researcher
  • Co-Director of clacso.redalyc.org (750 social science journals open access collection)
  • Latin American Council of Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Research Interests

open access scholarly communications in Latin America and other developing regions - comunicaciones académicas en acceso abierto en América Latina y otras regiones en desarrollo

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About

Dominique Babini is from Argentina. Coordinator of open access scholarly communication projects, research and advocacy at CLACSO, a network of 481 research institutions in 37 countries, where she has developed the digital repository and the Open Access Campaign. Member of International Scientific Committee of the Iberoamerican open access journals portal REDALYC and co-director of its social sciences and humanities journal collection. Member of ICSU-IAP-ISSC-TWAS international working group Accord on “Open Data in a Big Data World”. Experts Committee of the National System of Digital Repositories in Argentina that drafted the national open access legislation passed in 2013. Member of the Advisory Board of PKP-Stanford-SFU-SPARC project Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study. Latin America content contributor for UNESCO-Global Open Access Portal. Research on scientific communications and open access at University of Buenos Aires-IIGG. Recent publications in English: Latin American Science is meant to be open access (Information Development, 2015), The risk of open access becoming integrated into existing commercial publishing (2014), Challenges for the Global Periphery. In: Mapping the Future of Scholarly Publishing (2014), Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications in Latin America (2014), On the state of Open Access: Where we are, what still needs to be done (2013).
Dominique holds a doctorate in political science and a postgraduate degree in information science. Contact: dasbabini@gmail.com
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Publications

Latin American Science is meant to be open access: Initiatives and current challenges

Babini D, Machin-Mastromatteo J

Information Development (2015)

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Open access is about access and re-use, but it is also about being able to contribute and participate in global conversations - developing region concerns  

Babini D

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Tesis a favor de la consolidación del Acceso Abierto

Banerjee I, Babini D, Aguado E

Acceso Abierto (2015)

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Acceso abierto en la Universidad Nacional de Rosario. Necesidades y prácticas de los docentes-investigadores

Bongiovani P, Guarnieri G, Babini D, López F

Revista Información, Cultura y Sociedad (2014)

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El riesgo de que el acceso abierto sea integrado dentro del sistema tradicional de publicación comercial – necesidad de un sistema global no comercial de comunicaciones académicas y científicas

Babini D

Rev Eletron de Comun Inf Inov Saúde (2014)

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Indicadores de acceso abierto y comunicaciones académicas en América Latina

Alperin J, Packer A, Becerril García A, Babini D, Archuby G, Carrizo V, et al.

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La editorial académica del siglo 21 - el caso de CLACSO

Sablich L, Babini D

Unilibros de Colombia (2014)

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Open Access indicators and scholarly communications in Latin America

Alperin J, Packer A, Aguado-López E, Becerril-García A, Babini D, Archuby G, et al.

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The risk of open access becoming integrated into existing commercial publishing - the need of a global system of noncommercial open access scholarly communications

Babini D

Rev Eletron de Comun Inf Inov Saúde (2014)

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Informe sobre la producción científica de Argentina en revistas iberoamericanas de acceso abierto en redalyc.org 2005-2011

De Volder C, Babini D, López F, Aguado-López E, Becerril-García A, Rogel-Salazar R, et al.

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Open Access digital repositories from Latin America and the Caribbean as resources for social science libraries

Dorta-Duque M, Babini D

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Repositorios digitales de acceso abierto en América Latina y el Caribe como recursos para las bibliotecas de ciencias sociales

Dorta-Duque M, Babini D

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UNESCO Guidelines provide a detailed review of Open Access

Babini D

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Una métrica alternativa y comprehensiva para el análisis de la actividad científica: la metodología Redalyc-Fractal

Aguado-López E, Becerril-García A, Rogel-Salazar R, Garduño-Oropeza G, Zúñiga-Roca M, Babini D, et al.

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¿Necesitamos políticas de acceso abierto?

Babini D

Cuadernos del Pensamiento Crítico Latinoamericano (2013)

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Scientific Output from Latin America and the Caribbean – Identification of the Main Institutions for Regional Open Access Integration Strategies

Babini D

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Acceso abierto y visibilidad de publicaciones científicas en América Latina (Open access and scientific publications visibility in Latin America).

Babini D

XI Jornadas de Investigación, Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile, 12-13 enero 2012. (2012)

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Publicar en acceso abierto: 10 preguntas frecuentes

Bongiovani P, Babini D, López F, Gonzalez J, Medici F

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“Tendiendo puentes entre ciencia y educación: la alianza Clacso-Redalyc como estrategia de fortalecimiento de la comunicación científica en América Latina” (Building bridges between science and education: the alliance between Clacso-Redalyc as a strategy

Aguado E, Rogel Salazar R, Babini D, Sverdloff A

LASA 2012 – Panel: Higher Education and Research Communication in Latin America. San Francisco, May 23-26, 2012. (2012)

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Acceso abierto a la producción científica de América Latina y el Caribe. Identificación de principales instituciones para estrategias de integración regional (Open access to scientific production from Latin America and the Caribbean. Identification of key

Babini D

Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad CTS. (2011)

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Latin America and the Caribbean Section of the UNESCO-GOAP Global Open Access Portal

Babini D

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“Colaboración edición-biblioteca para la producción, difusión y acceso a revistas científicas y académicas en acceso abierto” (Publishing-library collaboration for open access scientific and academic journal production, dissemination and access)

Babini D, López F

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“Cooperación iberoamericana para el acceso abierto a revistas de ciencias sociales: el caso CLACSO-Redalyc” (Iberoamerican cooperation for open access to social science journals).

Aguado López E, Rogel Salazar R, Babini D, López F, González J

IFLA2011-Social Science Libraries Section, Satellite Conference, Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba, 8-10 agosto 2011. (2011)

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“Creación y evaluación de revistas” (Scholarly journal creation and evaluation).

Babini D, De Volder C

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“Indicadores de comunidad, crecimiento y uso para la evaluación de un repositorio institucional” (Community,growth and usage indicators for the evaluation of an institutional repository)

Babini D, López F, Archuby G

Panel Hacia la evaluación de los repositorios institucionales, Segundo Taller de Indicadores de Evaluación de Bibliotecas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, 27-28 junio 2011 (2011)

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“Iniciativas regionales multidisciplinarias de acceso abierto a la producción científica de América Latina y el Caribe – contribución a la investigación interdisciplinaria en las ciencias sociales” (Open access regional multidisciplinary initiatives in La

Dorta-Duque Ortiz M, Babini D

IFLA 2011-Social Science Libraries Section, Puerto Rico, 13-18 agosto 2011 (2011)

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“Nuevos roles de la biblioteca en la edición, difusión y acceso al libro académico y científico digital” (New library roles for the edition, dissemination and access of academic and scientific digital books)

Babini D, Acerbi J, López F

Bibliotecas y Libros-Cultura en Movimiento. 43º Reunión Nacional de Bibliotecarios. Buenos Aires, 19-21 abril 2011 (2011)

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“Nuevos roles de la biblioteca en la edición, difusión y acceso al libro académico y científico digital” (New roles of libraries in the edition, dissemination and access to digital scientific and academic books).

Babini D, Sablich L, López F

Videoconferencia Sistema Nacional de Información Educativa. 10 junio 2011. (2011)

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“Visibilidad y calidad en la comunicación científica - las propuestas regionales de gran alcance” (Scientific communication visibility and quality-regional open access initiatives)

Babini D

Segundo Congreso Internacional de Editores Redalyc. Valdivia, Universidad Austral de Chile, 16-19 de noviembre 2010. (2011)

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"Motivaciones y tensiones en el desarrollo de repositorios institucionales de acceso abierto" (Motivations and tensions in the development of institutional repositories).

Babini D

Panel "La comunicación científica y el acceso abierto". Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Buenos Aires, 9 de marzo 2010. (2010)

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Construcción social de Repositorios Institucionales (social contruction of institutional repositories)

Babini D, González J, López F, Medici F

Información, Cultura y Sociedad (2010)

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Open access advocacy among journal editors in Latin America and the Caribbean

Babini D, López F, González J, Medici F

Berlin 8 Open Access Conference - Poster Sessions (2010)

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Open access to social science journals in Latin America

Babini D

World Social Science Report 2010 (2010)

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Red de Bibliotecas Virtuales de Ciencias Sociales de América Latina y el Caribe, CLACSO. Estrategia frente a las desigualdades regionales. Oportunidades de visibilidad internacional de producción propia. Acceso a la producción de otros países de la región

Babini D, López F, Medici F, González J, Vergara-Rossi F

Greenstone. Un software libre de código abierto para la construcción de bibliotecas virtuales Experiencias en América Latina y el Caribe (2010)

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-“La disponibilidad de recursos digitales como estrategia frente a las desigualdades en la educación de posgrado de ciencias sociales en América Latina y el Caribe” (Availability of open access digital resources as a strategy facing social science posgrad

Saforcada F, Amenta G, Babini D

X Encuentro Internacional Virtual Educa, Buenos Aires, 9-13 noviembre 2009. (2009)

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Opportunities and challenges for social science journals in the Web – the case of Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean

Babini D

panel “The possibilities and pitfalls of publishing social science research in the age of the internet”, World Social Science Forum (2009)

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Biblioteca virtual cooperativa descentralizada con software libre Greenstone (Use of the open source software Greenstone to develop a decentralized cooperative digital library)

Babini D, Vergara-Rossi F, Medici F, González J

El Profesional de la Información (2008)

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Estadísticas de usuarios en una biblioteca virtual. El caso de la biblioteca virtual de la red Clacso (Usage statistics in a digital library, CLACSO´s case)

Babini D, Vergara-Rossi F, Archuby G

El profesional de la información (2007)

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Web access to social science journals in Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean – the case of CLACSO´s network

Babini D

First International Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Scholarly Publishing Conference, Simon Fraser University (Canada), July 11-13, 2007 (2007)

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“El rol de la biblioteca en la revista en linea” (Role of libraries in online journal publishing).

Babini D, Fischman G, Alperin J, Flores A

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Edición electrónica, bibliotecas virtuales y portales para las ciencias sociales en América Latina y El Caribe. (Electronic publishing,digital libraries and journal portals for Latin America and the Caribbean social sciences)

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Professional experience

Co-Director of clacso.redalyc.org (750 social science journals open access collection)

Latin American Council of Social Sciences

November 2015 - Present

ICSU-ISSC-TWAS-IAP Working Group “Open Data in a Big Data World" Accord

Latin American Council of Social Sciences

August 2015 - Present

Advisory Board Member Open Access Publishing Cooperative Sudy

Stanford University Graduate School of Education

June 2015 - Present

Member of Editorial Board "Critica y Emancipación" journal

CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences

March 2013 - Present

Open access scholarly communications research - Inv. en comunicaciones científicas y ac

Universidad de Buenos Aires - Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani UBA-IIGG

April 2012 - Present

Consultant for Latin America and the Caribbean Section

UNESCO Global Open Access Portal GOAP

May 2011 - Present

Editor ISSC Open Access Web Resources -Member Information and Communications Outreach team

International Social Science Council ISSC

October 2009 - Present

International Scientific Committee

Autonomous University of Mexico State

December 2007 - Present

Member Research Commission

RECIARIA Argentine association of information networks

March 2006 - Present

Open Access Program

Latin American Council of Social Sciences

January 1998 - Present

Member Editorial Advisory Board

"Information Development" journal

Present

Project co-coordination

Joint project UNESCO – CLACSO – Public Knowledge Project, PKP - FLACSO Brazil – SciELO – Redalyc – African Journals Online AJOL

August 2013 - March 2014 (7 months)

joint research project Towards a theoretical, methodological and technological model for the Univer

Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina

March 2011 - December 2013 (2 years 9 months)

Coordinator of  ENGOV-Environmental Governance in Latin America and the Caribbean

CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences

April 2011 - November 2011 (7 months)

International Development Information Network (IDIN) with participation of networks from Asia (ADI

CLACSO-Latin American Council of Social Sciences

December 1984 - December 1994 (10 years)

Education history

University of Buenos Aires

 Postgraduate studies in library sciences

Present

University of Salvador (Argentina)

 Graduate studies in political science (Licenciada en ciencia política)

Present

University of Salvador, Argentina

Doctorate in political science

Present