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International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009: A Report
Open Access activist Madhan Muthu recently attended the International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, held in Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009, in company with ... by Sanchia de Souza last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:01 AM — Filed under:
A2K3 Panel XI: Open Access to Science and Research
Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam participated in the third Access to Knowledge hosted by The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School between September ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — Filed under:
After 15 Years, Is Free Access to Law Here to Stay?
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 ... by Rebecca Schild last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — Filed under:
Openness, Videos, Impressions
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 ... by Nishant Shah last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:23 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Open Access Day celebrated in India
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 ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:06 AM — Filed under:
Open Access to International Agricultural Research
Open access advocates have urged the top management of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research to give open access to its research ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:13 AM — Filed under: ,
Open Access to Science and Scholarship - Why and What Should We Do?
The National Institute of Advanced Studies held the eighth NIAS-DST training programme on “Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Science, Technology and Society” ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:13 AM — Filed under: ,
Free Access to Law—Is it here to Stay? An Environmental Scan Report
The following is a preliminary project report collaboratively collated by the researchers of the "Free Access to Law" research study. This report aims to ... by Rebecca Schild last modified Mar 20, 2012 06:36 PM — Filed under:
Towards Open and Equitable Access to Research and Knowledge for Development
There is growing recognition that the capacity to conduct research and to share the resulting knowledge is fundamental to all aspects of human development, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:04 AM — Filed under:
Why Do We Need Open Access to Science?: A Developing Country Perspective
Prof. Arunachalam's paper presented at the A2k3 conference in Geneva. by admin last modified Oct 11, 2008 09:45 AM — Filed under:
Open Access to Science and Research
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Know your Users, Match their Needs!
As Free Access to Law initiatives in the Global South enter into a new stage of maturity, they must be certain not to lose sight of their users’ needs. The ... by Rebecca Schild last modified Feb 27, 2012 03:06 PM — Filed under: , , , ,
The Violence of Knowledge Cartels
We are all struck with a sense of loss, grief and shock since we heard of the death of Aaron Swartz, by suicide. People who have been his friends have written ... by Nishant Shah last modified Jan 18, 2013 07:33 AM — Filed under: ,
Celebrating the success of Wikipedia in Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013
Wikipedia Club Pune, a local community based outreach user group in Pune has recently organized Wikipedia Summit Pune 2013 to spread words about “Spoken ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Apr 16, 2013 12:48 PM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Aaron Swartz: The First Martyr of the Free Information Movement
Well known American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist died on January 11, 2013. Lawrence Liang from the Alternative Law ... by Lawrence Liang last modified Jan 24, 2013 12:26 PM — Filed under: , ,
Wikipedia Introductory Session organized for Data and India portal consultants
On May 13, 2013, the Access to Knowledge team led by Subhashish Panigrahi conducted a Wikipedia Introductory Session at the National Informatics Centre in New ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Jul 17, 2013 06:33 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , ,
Use made of Open Access Journals by Indian Researchers to Publish their Findings
Most of the papers published in the more than 360 Indian open access journals are by Indian researchers. But how many papers do they publish in high impact ... by Madhan Muthu and Subbiah Arunachalam last modified Jul 04, 2013 04:45 AM — Filed under: , ,
Open Access: An Opportunity for Scientists around the Globe
Researchers face two problems related to information access: making their own research more visible to researchers elsewhere and making worldwide research ... by Subbiah Arunachalam last modified Sep 26, 2013 06:00 AM — Filed under: , ,
Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, release first draft of Open Access Policy
The Department of Biotechnology and the Department of Science, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, recently published a draft Open Access ... by Anubha Sinha last modified Dec 26, 2014 11:20 AM — Filed under:
Privacy vs. Transparency: An Attempt at Resolving the Dichotomy
The right to privacy has been articulated in international law and in some national laws. In a few countries where the constitution does not explicitly ... by Sunil Abraham last modified Mar 08, 2015 06:26 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: The Intransigenc of STM Publishers
A few commercial publishers dominate provision of access to scientific and technical information sought after by researchers around the world. Increasing ... by Subbiah Arunachalam last modified Feb 12, 2015 12:28 AM — Filed under: ,
Francis Bags EPT Award for Open Access in Developing World
The Electronic Publishing Trust recently announced a new annual award to be made to individuals working in developed countries who have made significant ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 03, 2013 05:36 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Will open access replace costly commercial publishing models?
Cost of research journals going up while funds available are coming down, writes Vasudha Venugopal in an article published in the Hindu on February 19, 2012. by Prasad Krishna last modified Feb 23, 2012 09:12 AM — Filed under: ,
Open Access Week begins in Bangalore
On Monday 24 October, the National Aerospace Laboratories in Bangalore held an event to mark the beginning of Open Access Week 2011 by Tom Dane last modified Aug 03, 2012 11:04 PM — Filed under: ,
Sting job by Hyderabad scientist exposes fake journals
Scientists have at last found a cure for Schlodomoniasis -- a deadly brain infection caused by the "inter-galactic parasite Klaousmodium cruzi" -- they claim ... by Admin last modified Oct 17, 2018 02:06 AM — Filed under: , ,
CIS Signs MoU with Odia Virtual Academy
On October 26, 2018, the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Odia Virtual Academy (OVA) to work on drafting an ... by Sailesh Patnaik last modified Dec 20, 2018 12:24 AM — Filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
Openness
The philosophy of openness is one that concerns itself with shifting power from centralized authorities of knowledge like owners to the community with its ... by Subbiah Arunachalam and Anirudh Sridhar last modified May 30, 2014 07:59 AM — Filed under: , ,
Odia Language Classics could Now be Read from Phones, Tablets and of course from Computers!
Odia Wikisource, a sister project of Odia Wikipedia and a free online Odia-language library is celebrating its first anniversary in Bhubaneswar tomorrow. ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 15, 2015 08:12 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Panel Discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge
Pranesh Prakash was a panelist and moderator in a panel discussion on Equitable Access to Knowledge on October 23, 2018 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), ... by Admin last modified Feb 22, 2019 03:32 PM — Filed under: ,
Lecture on Open Access and Open Content Licensing at ICAR (short course)
The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) a constituent establishment of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) organised a short ... by Admin last modified Dec 05, 2018 04:19 PM — Filed under: , ,