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Research papers will be available in public domain
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2012 — filed under: ,
IIT-Madras intends to make circle of knowledge complete, writes Vasudha Venugopal in this article published in the Hindu on 15 February 2012. Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam is quoted in the article.
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Indian Govt looks to provide free access to publicly-funded research works
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 28, 2014 — filed under: , ,
Sunil Abraham gave his inputs to the blog entry published in Medianama on July 23, 2014.
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Blog Entry The 'Dark Fibre' Files: Interview with Jamie King and Peter Mann
by Siddharth Chadha published Mar 27, 2009 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:41 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Film-makers Jamie King (producer/director of the 'Steal This Film' series) and Peter Mann, in conversation with Siddharth Chadha, on 'Dark Fibre', their latest production, being filmed in Bangalore
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry Letter on South Africa's IPRs from Publicly Financed R&D Regulations
by Pranesh Prakash published Jun 02, 2009 last modified Aug 04, 2011 04:42 AM — filed under: , , , ,
Being interested in legislations in developing nations styled after the United States' Bayh-Dole Act, CIS responded to the call issued by the South African Department of Science and Technology for comments to the Intellectual Property Rights from Publicly Financed Research and Development Regulations.
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Blog Entry Strategic Issues Emerging from Open Access Dialogues - Final Report
by Sumandro Chattapadhyay published Mar 21, 2013 last modified Oct 11, 2015 04:39 AM — filed under: , ,
A series of discussions - on the Chat Literacy forum of ELDIS and on Twitter - was organised during November 2012 to March 2013 to identify the global challenges in 'Navigating the Complexities of Open Access'. The discussions were facilitated by Eve Gray and Kelsey Wiens, in partnership with The African Commons Project (South Africa) and the Centre for Internet and Society (India), through support from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex. On behalf of CIS, Sumandro Chattapadhyay co-coordinated and contributed to these discussions.
Located in Openness
Blog Entry Why Open Access Has To Look Up For Academic Publishing To Look Up
by Anubha Sinha published Oct 12, 2016 — filed under: ,
In an important development, the US Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against the India-based OMICS group for harassing authors to publish in its journals.
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Blog Entry Should Indian Researchers Pay to Get their Work Published
by Muthu Madhan, Siva Shankar Kimidi, Subbiah Gunasekaran and Subbiah Arunachalam published Oct 29, 2016 last modified Oct 29, 2016 02:47 PM — filed under: , , ,
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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Blog Entry Cancel the Subscription
by Subbiah Arunachalam published May 09, 2012 — filed under: ,
It has been a slow but steady move to make scholarship freely available, writes Prof. Arunachalam in an article published by the Indian Express on May 8, 2012.
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Blog Entry Second Draft of Open Access Policy of the Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science released
by Anubha Sinha published Oct 19, 2014 last modified Oct 30, 2014 12:33 AM — filed under: ,
The Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India drafted an Open Access Policy (“Policy”) in consultation with several open access experts, government officials and CIS. The second draft of the Policy released last week and is open for comments till 17th November, 2014.
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File Open Equitable Access (PDF)
by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:42 AM — filed under: ,
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