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In January 2006, the CSIC signed the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. As a consequence of point 1 of said Declaration, the online publishing of scholarly Journals is presented in an Open Access format.
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Mª Concepción Martínez Murillo
Juan Ignacio Pérez Alcalde
Juan F. Heras Heras
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