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 codirector
of its social sciences and humanities journal collection clacso.redalyc.org. Member of ICSUIAP-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 UNESCOGlobal
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 (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. Lives in Argentina.