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Dominique Babini

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


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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

Followers (35)

  • Maximiliano Salatino

    Maximiliano Salatino Scientific Technological Center

  • jaime trujillo

    jaime trujillo Corporacion Universitaria Lasallista

  • Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo

    Juan D. Machin-Mastromatteo Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior CETYS Universidad

  • Snejanka Penkova

    Snejanka Penkova University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras

  • Lourdes Cádiz Ocasio

    Lourdes Cádiz Ocasio University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras

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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:



Professional experience

Co-Director of (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


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


University of Salvador (Argentina)

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


University of Salvador, Argentina

Doctorate in political science