Bioline International

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Bioline International
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StatusActive
Founded1993 (1993)
FoundersBarbara Kirsop, Brian Kirsop, Vanderlei Canhos
Country of originCanada
Headquarters locationToronto
DistributionWorldwide
Publication typesScientific journals
Nonfiction topicsBioscience, biology, medicine, health
Official websitebioline.org.br

Bioline International is a non-profit cooperative that operates an online platform for sharing works by peer-reviewed open access bioscience journals published in developing countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.[1] This includes meta data, abstracts, and individual articles in pdf and html (when available).[2][3] Bioline is an international collaboration between the University of Toronto Libraries as stewards, the Reference Center on Environmental Information in Brazil for technical infrastructure, and Bioline UK as a liaison.[4] It was founded by Leslie Chan.

In 2010 Prof. Mary Abukutsa-Onyango spoke about the difficulties of publishing her ideas about Africa's vegetables and fruits. She noted the importance of Open Access at an event at the University of Nairobi Library.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Active Journals by Country". Bioline International. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Bioline International: A trailblazing bioscience platform sharing bioscience research, globally". OA Stories. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  3. ^ "About". Bioline International. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Projects". Reference Center on Environmental Information (CRIA). Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  5. ^ Chan, Leslie (2010-03-15), Prof. Mary Abukutsa-Onyango discusses the importance of Open Access for research from Kenya and other African countries, retrieved 2020-02-02

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