Centre for Internet & Society

WikiSangamotsavam 2016

by Manasa Rao

The Malayalam Wikipedia community jointly held its anniversary celebrations and annual gathering in Kasaragod district, Kerala from 26 to 28 December, 2016. The Centre for Internet and Society was invited to partake in the event.

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Telugu Wikipedia Stall at Hyderabad Book Fair

by Manasa Rao

Telugu Wikipedia community put up a stall at the Hyderabad Book Fair in December welcoming members of the public to join as editors on the regional encyclopaedia.

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Telugu Wikipedia Stall at Rajahmundry Book Fair

by Manasa Rao

Telugu Wikipedia community put up a stall at the three day Rajahmundry Book Fair from 20 - 23 November 2016.

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Mini Workshop on Tools: Wikipedia Monthly Meetup, Hyderabad

by Manasa Rao and Pavan Santhosh

Telugu Wikipedia community held its monthly meet-up in Hyderabad on 28 August 2016.

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Comments on the Draft National Policy on Software Products

by Anubha Sinha, Rohini Lakshané, and Udbhav Tiwari

The Centre for Internet & Society submitted public comments to the Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Information & Communications Technology, Govt. of India on the National Policy of Software Products on December 9, 2016.

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November 2016 Newsletter

by Prasad Krishna

Welcome to the November 2016 newsletter of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).

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4 tips for DIY makers

by Subhashish Panigrahi

I started learning stencil printing and hand lettering this year, and became quite enthralled with it. These age old techniques really add something special to postcards, which I usually send to myself, my wife, and my friends while traveling.

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September 2016 Newsletter

by Prasad Krishna

Welcome to the September 2016 newsletter of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).

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October 2016 Newsletter

by Prasad Krishna

Welcome to the October 2016 newsletter of the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS).

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Should Indian Researchers Pay to Get their Work Published

by Muthu Madhan, Siva Shankar Kimidi, Subbiah Gunasekaran and Subbiah Arunachalam

We raise the financial and ethical issue of paying for getting papers published in professional journals. Indian researchers have published more than 37,000 papers in over 880 open access journals from 61 countries in the five years 2010-14 as seen from Science Citation Index Expanded. This accounts for about 14.4% of India’s overall publication output, considerably higher than the 11.6% from the world. Indian authors have used 488 OA journals levying article processing charge (APC), ranging from INR 500 to US$5,000, in the five years to publish about 15,400 papers.

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