Open Access Week 2013 (21 to 25 October) is coming up fast. In preparation for the discussions and debates about scientific publishing that will take place around the world, MyScienceWork brings you this series of short interviews from Open Access Week 2012. This week, meet Nathalie Duchange of the Department of Scientific Information and Communication at Inserm, France’s National Center for Health and Medical Research. Institutions and publishers must work together, while finding their own benefit, she says, even if such major transitions always take time.
At International Open Access Week 2012 in Paris, MyScienceWork brought together numerous players in the movement. Nathalie Duchange shared her experience working on one of the multiple portals leading to France’s national open archive, HAL. All players needs to carry out their business, she feels. This pragmatic position helps explain why it is important for the research and publishing communities to work together, as well as the benefits of merging archives, at the national and international level.
More in this series of [Open Access Interviews]:
Find out more:
“Open Access in the Biomedical Field: The Rise of PLOS ONE”,presentation by Nathalie Duchange at Open Access Week 2012
Storify of the second evening, at UNESCO: "Measuring the Impact of Open Access, at UNESCO for Open Access Week"
Storify of the first evening, at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (in French): "#OAWeek2012 A la découverte de l’Open Access à l’UPMC pour l’Open Access Week"
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