Legal framework for hasty digitization in educational institutions of Latin American countries during the Covid-19 epidemic

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Miguel Ángel Medina Romero


This research addresses a documentary review on the production and publication of studies on the legal framework for the digitization of academic content in Latin American educational institutions, in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, in the period between 2020 and 2021. The purpose of the bibliometric analysis proposed in this document is to know the main characteristics of the volume of publications registered in the Scopus database during the years 2020 and 2021, by Latin American educational institutions, achieving the identification of 43 publications. The information provided by this platform was organized throughtables and figures, categorizing the information by year of publication, country of origin, area of knowledge, and type of publication. Subsequently, the position of different authors on the proposed topic was referenced through qualitative analysis. And, among the main findings materialized through this research, it was found that Brazil and Peru, with 13 publications each, are the countries with the highest editorial production. The area of knowledge that made the greatest contribution to the construction of bibliographic material concerning the study of the legal framework for the digitization of academic content in educational institutions in Latin America was the social sciences, with 19 published documents; and the type of publication that was most used during the study period was the journal article, which accounted for 65% of the total scientific production.

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