First name: Dominique
Last name: Babini
Company / Organization: CLACSO - Latin America and the Caribbean Social Science Council
Location: Buenos Aires
Interests: scolarly communications in open access - information and communication networking in developing regions - digital libraries - institutional repositories - digital library networks
Skills: fundraising, online communities coordination, open access scholarly communications program development
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: (54 11) 4811 6588
Mobile phone: (54 11) 15 53119754
Primary region of activity: Latin America and the Caribbean
Member type: Research and academic
Dominique Babini (Argentina). Doctorate in political science (thesis: national information policy) and postgraduate in information science. Active in open access advocacy and development of open access initiatives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Consulting for IDRC, UNDP, UNESCO, the Argentine government, International Social Science Council.
2011-today: Review of open access in Latin America and the Caribbean countries for UNESCO-GOAP Global Open Access Portal
2009-today: Review of open access social science resources for the International Social Science Council ISSC
1998-today: Open Access Program, Latin America and the Caribbean Social Science Council-CLACSO (network of 313 research institutions in 21 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean)
1998-2012: coordinator of the Latin America and the Caribbean Social Science Council-CLACSO´s institutional digital repository:. 30.000 full-texts, including a peer-review journal collection CLACSO-Redalyc, receives an average of 850.000 downloads each month.
1991-1995. coordinator of the International Development Information Network (IDIN) with participation of social science networks from Asia (ADIPA), Africa (CODESRIA), Latin America (CLACSO), Arab countries (AICARDES) and Europe (EADI).
Member of: Scientific Committee, Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal-Redalyc (open access portal with 850 peer-review journals) ; Experts Committee of the Argentine National System of Science and Technology Institutional Repositories