Together with other countries of the region, El Salvador participates in open access regional subject repositories, today with a growing number of records with open access full-texts, examples: health (BVS), agriculture (SIDALC), education (Relpe and CEDUCAR), public management and policies (CLAD-SIARE), social sciences (CLACSO and FLACSO), work (LABORDOC), information science (E-Lis), among others.
Using OpenDOAR and ROAR, two repositories were identified, with thesis and other publications from the Technological University and the University Francisco Gavidia. No mandates are registered in ROARMAP.
The association of 14 private universities from El Salvador (Asociación de Universidades Privadas de El Salvador -AUPRIDES), in its AUPRIDES Virtual Library provides open access to full-text publications from its member institutions.
The Advanced Network of Research, Science and Education from El Salvador (Red Avanzada de Investigación, Ciencia y Educación Salvadoreña / RAICES) is a member of RedCLARA that supports COLABORA, Red Federada Repositorios and other regional initiatives that promote the creation and cooperation among institutional repositories.
El Salvador, represented by the Technological University, is now a member of Latindex.
Enlace Académico Centroamericano (Central America Academic Link) is an initiative from FLACSO´s Executive Secretariat in Costa Rica, with support from the Ford Foundation, and participation from Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panamá. This initiative provides social sciences open access publications, news, resources, events and selected links.