Working Group CLACSO “Common goods and open access”


The group “Common goods and open access” is an interdisciplinary network of work promoted by CLACSO From your workgroup program. From various disciplines and fields of knowledge, the Working group addresses critically issues such as open access, science communication, knowledge democratization, biocultural goods, seeds and indigenous know-how (agricultural and ecological) . The group is consists by academics from various institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. The group also works actively in the articulation with public policy-makers and academic and social promoters, with the aim of generating analyses from a diverse perspective and achieving practical transformations.

Research lines

  • Open access
  • Democratization of knowledge
  • Scientific communication
  • Culture and information Technology
  • Bibliometric indicators
  • Biocultural Goods
  • Seeds
  • Indigenous agricultural Knowledge
  • Indigenous ecological Knowledge
  • Commons



Eduardo Aguado López.


Elena Lazos Chavero.

UNAM, Mexico.

Anabel Marín.

CONICET, Argentina.

Arianna Becerril García.


Alejandro Uribe Tirado.

UdeA, Colombia.

Carolina Verónica de Volder.

UBA, Argentina.

Cecilia Gargano.

UNSAM, Argentina.

Cecilia Rozemblum.

UNLP, Argentina.

Claudia de los Ángeles Dary Fuentes.

FLACSO, USAC, Guatemala.

Claudia Rivera González.

IPN, Mexico.

Dominique Babini.

CLACSO Argentina.

Edith Carolina Pineda Pinzón.

CONICET, Argentina.

Esther Juliana Vargas Arbeláez’s.

URosario, Colombia.

Fernando Ariel López.

UBA, Argentina.

Gabriel Augusto Matharn.

U. Maimonides, Argentina.

Gabriela Arguedas Ramírez.

UCR, Costa Rica.

Gabriela Lichtenstein.


Georgina Notaco Vargas.

UMSS, Bolivia.

Gustavo Adolfo Garduño Oropeza.

UAEM, Mexico.

Inés Olivera Rodríguez.

UNAM, Mexico.

Jaider Ochoa Gutiérrez.

UdeA, Colombia.

Juan Pablo Alperin.

SFU, Canada.

Lino Maldonado Alcazar.

UMSA, Bolivia.

Luz Palestine Llamas Guzmán.

UNAM, Mexico.

Malgorzata Lisowska.

URosario, Colombia.

Mandy Taha.

Library of Alexandria, Egypt.

María Fernanda Zúñiga Roca.

UAEM, Mexico.

María Juliana Soto Narváez.

Karisma Foundation, Colombia.

Maryann Martone.


Maximiliano Carlos Estigarribia.

ECLAC, Costa Rica.

Miguel Said Vieira.

UFABC, Brazil.

Nora Domínguez Rodríguez.

ICESD, Guatemala.

Pablo Daniel Arias.

UNRN, Argentina.

Pablo Octavio Cabral.

UNLP, Argentina.

Saray Córdoba González.

LATINDEX, Costa Rica.

Sheila Godínez-Larios.


Sridhar Gutam.

ICAR, India.

Williams Nwagwu.

CODESRIA, Senegal.

Main contributions:

    • Alperin, J., & Rozemblum, C. (2017). The reinterpretation of visibility and quality in the new evaluation policies of scientific journals. Inter-American Journal of Librarianship, 40 (3), 231-241. Retrieved from:
    • Aguado-López, E.; Becerril-García, A. and Godínez-Larios, S. (2018) associating or perishing: Functional collaboration in the Latin American social Sciences. Spanish Journal of Sociological Research, (161), 3-22. Retrieved from:
    • Becerril-García, A; Aguado-López, E. (2018) A Semantic Model for Selective Knowledge Discovery over OAI-PMH structured resources. Information, 9 (6), 144. Retrieved from:
    • Gerritse, P. & Ties Chavero, Elena (2017). Climate change, local actors and agroecological potential in western Mexico: a methodological and empirical contribution. Cadeos de agroecology, 13 (1). Retrieved from: [PDF]
    • Schimanski, L; & Periperin, J. (2018). The evaluation of scholarship in academic promotion and tenure processes: Past, present and future. F1000Research, 7. Retrieved from:
    • Uribe Tirado, A; & Ochoa, J. (2018). “Perspectives of the Open Ciència: a qüestió per a national policy to Colòmbia”. IDB: Texts Universitaris of Biblioteconomia I Documentació, (40). Retrieved from:
    • Vélez Quartos, G. (2017). Science as a problem of communication studies. Communication, (37). Retrieved from: [PDF] by

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