Main open access initiatives promoted by FLACSO for LAC:

FLACSO – MetaBiblioteca (Latin America Faculty of Social Sciences-MetaLibrary)

A search engine allows integrated open access to full-text resources available in FLACSO´s digital libraries in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.


Mail: flacsosg(at)

FLACSO – Buscador Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (Latin America Faculty of Social Sciences-Latin America Social Science Harvester)

Started in 2010 as an initiative of FLACSO Andes to harvest and allow integrated searching in social science collections from Latin America.  Presently it harvests collections from FLACSO Ecuador, FLACSO Andes, CLACSO, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina), Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina).


Mail: pbermudez(at)

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.

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