Former Collaborating Researcher
Jean-Claude Guédon collaborated with UNRISD and contributed a chapter titled “Locating the information society within civil society: The case of scientific and scholarly publications” to the book published by UNRISD on the occasion of the 2003 World Summit on the Information Society Communicating in the Information Society, edited by Bruce Girard and Seán Ó Siochrú.
Guédon is a historian of science by training and a professor of comparative literature at the University of Montreal, Canada. He has worked with the Internet Society, several francophone organizations, and with the Open Society Institute. Actively engaged in the open access movement within scholarly publishing, he has also involved in the promotion of open source software.