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Blog Entry Open Access to International Agricultural Research
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2010 last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:13 AM — filed under: ,
Open access advocates have urged the top management of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research to give open access to its research publications. A report by Subbiah Arunachalam on 3 June, 2010 was also circulated to all the signatories of the letter.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Openness, Videos, Impressions
by Nishant Shah published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
The one day Open Video Summit organised by the Centre for Internet & Society, iCommons, Open Video Alliance, and Magic Lantern, to bring together a range of stakeholders to discuss the possibilities, potentials, mechanics and politics of Open Video. Nishant Shah, who participated in the conversations, was invited to summarise the impressions and ideas that ensued in the day.
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by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 20, 2009 last modified Oct 20, 2009 03:29 AM — filed under: , , , , ,
A collection of resources that will help one navigate through the arguments and evidence for and against the Indian "Bayh-Dole" bill.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Publications / PUPFIP Bill
Blog Entry After 15 Years, Is Free Access to Law Here to Stay?
by Rebecca Schild published Oct 08, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — filed under:
CIS, in collaboration with partners LexUM and SAFLII, is undertaking a Global Free Access to Law Study. Being the first of its kind within the Free Access to Law Movement, this comparative study will examine what free access to law initiatives do, evaluate their core benefits and identify factors determining of their sustainability. In the end, the free access to law study will provide future initiatives and existing LII networks with proven and adoptable best practices which will support the continued growth of the legal information commons.
Located in Openness / Blog
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.
Located in Access to Knowledge / Blogs
Blog Entry International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009: A Report
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 27, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:01 AM — filed under:
Open Access activist Madhan Muthu recently attended the International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, held in Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009, in company with CIS Distinguished Fellow Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam. In this entry, as a guest blogger for CIS, he files a report on the proceedings at the workshop.
Located in Openness / Blog
Blog Entry Journals, Open Access, Copyright, Repositories
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 07, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:01 AM — filed under:
Prof N. Mukunda, Editor of Publications, The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, discusses open access in his keynote address at the 26 March 2009 one-day conference on 'Scholarly Communications in the Age of the Commons'.
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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 Open Access Day celebrated in India
by Sunil Abraham published Oct 21, 2008 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:06 AM — filed under:
The Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore and the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance co-organised joint celebrations of Open Access Day in Jamia Millia Islamia campus on the 14th of October 2008. Around 50 people attended the event from different departments in Jamia there were also some participants from the Indian Linux Users Group. CIS also published an Open Access flyer on this day featuring quotations from Sam Pitroda, MS Swaminathan, Peter Suber, Alma Swan, Frederick Noronha, Barbara Kirsop and Samir Brahmachari.
Located in Openness / Blog
File Why Do We Need Open Access to Science?: A Developing Country Perspective
by admin last modified Oct 11, 2008 09:45 AM — filed under:
Prof. Arunachalam's paper presented at the A2k3 conference in Geneva.
Located in Openness / Blog / Uploads