Honduras

Together with other countries of the region, Guatemala participates in open access regional subject repositories, today with a growing number of full-texts, examples: health (BVS), agriculture (SIDALC), education (Relpe and CEDUCAR), public management and policies (CLAD-SIARE), social sciences (FLACSO, Enlace Académico Centroamericano and CLACSO), work (LABORDOC), among others.

Latindex, the regional information system for journals, has a representation in Honduras, within the National Autonomous University of Honduras. A recent study (Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications in Latin America) shows that, as of 2014, 0.06% (3) OA journals indexed in Latindex; are published in Honduras. 

With support from INASP (PERII Honduras Program) together with Latindex, training was delivered in 2010 for journal editors from Nicaragua and Honduras, about publishing online in Latin America Journals Online (LAMJOL) platform. The PERII Honduras Program has also organized in 2007-8 several activities in Honduras together with the National Autonomous University of Honduras (Universidad Autónoma Nacional de Honduras) to promote access and management of electronic resources. In 2010, INASP-PERII organized together with Latindex training workshop for editors from Central America, with participation from Honduras.

The Latin America Journals Online (LAMJOL), an initiative of the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP), in partnership with Open Journal Systems (OJS), started in 2011 to host journals from Nicaragua and Honduras.

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 of full-text contents from Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panamá. This initiative provides social sciences open access publications, news, resources, events and selected links.

No repositories are registered in OpenDOAR and in ROAR, and no mandates in ROARMAP.

In 2015, 2 recently published OA journals from Honduras were newly added to ROAD.

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2014: "Open Access Indicators and Scholarly Communications in Latin America" is the result of a joint research and development project supported by UNESCO and undertaken by UNESCO in partnership with the Public Knowledge Project (PKP); the Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO); the Network of Scientific Journals of Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal (RedALyC); Africa Journals Online (AJOL); the Latin America Social Sciences School- Brazil (FLACSO- Brazil); and the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO).

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