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Re: Developing nations initiatives

Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 11:36:41 EST
 From: Peter Suber 
 Reply-To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
 To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
 Subject: Re: Developing nations initiatives

 At 10:11 AM 1/24/2002 -0500, you wrote:
 >As per a previous message to liblicense-l, readers of this list know that
 >the LIBLICENSE web site has created a branch called Developing Nations
 >Initiatives, at:
 >There we have begun a listing of projects and publishers that make their
 >content available for free or at a low cost to emerging nations.
 >We *know* this list is far from complete, and that a growing number of
 >publishers, both for-profit and not-for-profit, are creating such programs
 >for some or all their titles. Several of us who attended an e-journals
 >meeting last week heard publishers mention efforts along these lines.
 >So -- if you are a publisher of such a title or titles or project, would
 >you let us know? If you are not but know of someone to contact, please
 >let us know that as well. You can reply to this list or to me directly.
 >It is our understanding that at least a portion of the World Health
 >Organization's HINARI project will be officially launched soon, so stay
 >tuned for news of that.

 Here are some others for your list:

 (Latin America, India, Indonesia, Africa)

 Electronic Publishing Trust for Development

 Electronic Society for Social Science
 (free subscriptions to developing countries)

 Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information
 (an INASP program)

 SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online)
 (Brazil, Chile, Cuba)

 Virtual Health Library
 (Latin America and the Caribbean)


 Peter Suber, Professor of Philosophy
 Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 47374
 Email peters@earlham.edu
 Web http://www.earlham.edu/~peters

 Editor, The Free Online Scholarship Newsletter