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Increasingly, the governments and private organizations which fund research are mandating that the research outputs they support are made available as open access content. These efforts are impacting both established and growing efforts to share research widely.

This panel discussion will feature four presentations that address how large-scale developments in open access, particularly in regard to those emphasizing the article processing charge (APC) model, are impacting or influencing other programs which enhance access to scholarly content under different models. A Question and Answer session will follow.

The events speakers will discuss the Open Library of Humanities, research database integration of open access content in Iran, an overview of the open access mandates and policies of Latin American countries, and the Research4Life program.

Join the webinar on 21 September 2020, 16.00 – 18.00 CEST
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  • Filiberto Felipe Martínez Arellano
    National Library of Mexico
  • Juan Miguel Palma Peña
    National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • Hamideh Memari Hanji
    ISSN NC of Iran, National Library and Archives of Iran
  • Johannah Duffy
    Marino Institute of Education
  • Kimberly Parker
    World Health Organization
  • Andrea Powell
    International Association of STM Publishers

Audience: Scholarly communication librarians; Reference/research services librarians; Collections librarians; Scholarly publishers & vendors; Authors & researchers

Organisers: Andrea Wirth (, Meg Mering, Felipe Martinez-Arellano, Theron Westervelt

Sponsored byIFLA Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section