Together with other countries of the region, Paraguay participates in open access regional subject repositories, today with a growing number of records with full-texts, examples:  health (BVS), agriculture (SIDALC), education (Relpe), public management and policies (CLAD-SIARE), social sciences (CLACSO), information science (E-Lis), work (LABORDOC), among others. 

SciELO Paraguay provides open access to the full text of scientific journals published in Paraguay, the collection started with 3 journals in the health sciences.  It is a regional project managed in Paraguay by the IICS - Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud, that depends on the national university UNA - Universidad Nacional de Asunción. In Paraguay. The SciELO initiative also includes the Pediatrics Paraguayan Society, the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the UNA, the Health National Institute of the Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (MSPyBS in Spanish) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).  This SciELO Paraguay digital collection is the one open access digital repository from Paraguay registered in  OpenDOAR.

In Latindex Paraguay has three journals available in open access to the full-text, and the Latindex representation in Paraguay is located at the National University of Itapúa (Universidad Nacional de Itapúa). In the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Paraguay has one open access journal registered.

ARANDU-Paraguay is member of RedCLARA, the advanced internet network to interconnect the national advanced academic networks from Latin America among themselves and with networks in the rest of the world. RedCLARA sponsors collaboration among digital libraries and repositories within COLABORA and Red Federada de Repositorios where Paraguay will be able to participate when institutional repositories are developed. 


(Modified on December 2013)

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