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On SciELO and RedALyC

Posted on 5 August 2015 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

“They were conquerors, and for that you want only brute force — nothing to boast of, when you have it, since your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness […]


From an interview with Paul Ginsparg

Posted on 26 March 2015 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

Last summer I had the privilege of interviewing arXiv founder Paul Ginsparg extensively during two lovely days at Cornell. We are currently in the last stages of using this material to write what […]


Las políticas públicas de Acceso Abierto en México

Posted on 4 June 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

Gracias a varias solicitudes en los últimos días y a la relevancia del tema, ahora que está fresco, decidí hacer una versión en Español de mi último post. La semana […]


Mexican policy-making on OA: a bitter-tweet state of affairs

Posted on 2 June 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

Just last week, Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto announced via his official webpage the enactment of reforms to several federal law frameworks concerning science, technology and education that will allegedly […]


The confused academic’s guide to the problem(s) with Open Access

Posted on 8 May 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

Image by Eton Fudge Shop In my field of research, sociology of science, I get to talk to a lot of academics from very diverse areas. Mostly, I interview people […]

Open Cultures

Posted on 4 March 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

It was a few months ago that I first came across Neil Gaiman's Make Good Art commencement speech which he delivered at the Philadelphia University for the Arts in 2012. Gaiman […]

I publish, therefore I am

Posted on 25 February 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

Illustration of a scholar from The arte or crafte to lyve well and to dye well, printed 1505, now on display in the South Quire Aisle, St George’s Chapel, Windsor […]

Hello, (Open) world

Posted on 20 February 2014 by Luis Reyes-Galindo

This will be – if I am consistent about it – the blog for my three-year British Academy Post Doctoral Fellowship research programme on Open Access based at the Cardiff University […]

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