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Open Access: Characteristics and Benefits for the Academic Community: Software Código Abierto

Open Source VS Open Access

Logo de Open Source Initiative Open Source Software (OSS) allows the distribution of programs along with the source code, whose license provides users with the opportunity to study it, modify it, execute it regardless of purpose, and freely redistribute copies of the program, regardless of whether it is the original version or a modified one.
 
Logo de acceso abierto Open Access (OA) allows unrestricted use of digital resources.

Downloading OSS

Considerations

Try out software before implementing it. 

Check the development community that supports the software. 

Find out about security protocols that must be implemented.

Assume a positive attitude towards the use of the software.

Train users and develop support documentation (as necessary).  

Links of Interest

Before considering the adopting OSS…

Several factors must be considered before adopting open source technologies in our organizations or for personal use. Some of these are:

Factores considerados antes de la adopción de OSS

Productivity Tools Used in the Library

SERVICES FOR THE RESEARCH COMMUNITY 

INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY DIGITAL REFERENCE MANAGERS RESEARCHERS’ ONLINE PRESENCE
DSpace Repository Mendeley ORCID
VIVO Repository Zotero
Vireo
DMP Tool
PostgreSQL
MediaGoblin

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