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Design!PubliC — Third Conclave in New Delhi
On the 20th of April 2012, the third Design Public Conclave, organized by the Center for Knowledge Societies in collaboration with IBM, the Bill and Melinda ... by Prasad Krishna last modified May 30, 2012 07:03 AM — Filed under:
Open Access to Scholarly Literature in India: A Status Report: Call for Comments
The Centre for Internet and Society welcomes comments on the first draft of "Open Access to Scholarly Literature in India: A Status Report". This report, on ... by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam and Madhan Muthu last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — Filed under: ,
People are Knowledge – Experimenting with Oral Citations on Wikipedia
The Centre for Internet and Society in association with the Wikimedia Foundation has produced a documentary film "People are Knowledge". The film evolved out ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — Filed under: ,
Open Government Data Study
CIS produced a report on the state of open government data in India, looking at policy, infrastructure, and particular case studies, as well as emerging ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Sep 03, 2015 08:08 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Comments on Draft National Policy on ICT in School Education
The Department of School Education & Literacy under the Ministry of Human Resources Development invited comments on its latest draft of the National Policy on ... by krithika last modified Aug 30, 2011 02:23 PM — Filed under: ,
Letter to Education Secretary, Government of Karnataka, Advocating Adoption of FOSS in State IT Academies
The Centre for Internet and Society is a signatory to a letter being sent to the Education Secretary, Government of Karnataka, advocating the adoption of FOSS ... by Sanchia de Souza last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:55 AM — Filed under: ,
The National Public Meeting on Software Patents
On Saturday, October 4, 2008, the Centre for Internet and Society, with the support of eighteen other organization, held a meeting on the National Public ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:02 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Open Standards Workshop at IGF '09
The Centre for Internet and Society co-organized a workshop on 'Open Standards: A Rights-Based Framework' at the fourth Internet Governance Forum, at Sharm ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:54 AM — Filed under: , , , , , ,
Creative Commons Casestudies, Featuring Status.Net
The Centre For Internet and Society and JAAGA organised a CC Salon on 02nd December, 2009 at 7.30pm. by Radha Rao last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:08 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: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Impaired Social Mobility
Leading e-mail providers like Gmail and Yahoo Mail have introduced open protocols for copying e-mails offline through Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 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: ,
Civic Hacking Workshop
CIS, with the UK Government's Foreign Office and the Cabinet Office Team for Digital Engagement, and Google India, is organizing a workshop on open data (or ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:14 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: ,
Call for Comments for Report on the Online Video Environment in India
The Open Video Alliance, the Centre for Internet and Society and iCommons are pleased to announce a public call for comments on version 1 of "Online Video ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 14, 2012 12:12 PM — Filed under: , ,
Wikipedia Meet-up in TERI
The Wikipedia Bangalore meet-up is a monthly get-together of Wikipedians (contributors and users) to meet, discuss, share experiences, reach out and advocate ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:21 PM — Filed under: ,
Call for Comments for Report on Open Government Data in India
The Centre for Internet & Society is pleased to announce a public call for comments on the Report on Open Government Data in India prepared by Glover Wright, ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Mar 01, 2013 05:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
CIS Comments on the Interoperability Framework for e-Governance (Phase I)
In November 2010, the Central Government released the Draft 0.6 of the Technical Standards for the Interoperability Framework for e-Governance (Phase I), ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified May 22, 2013 10:48 AM — Filed under: , ,
Engaging on the Digital Commons
We at the Centre for Internet and Society are very glad to be able to participate in the 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association for the ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 20, 2011 12:56 PM — Filed under: , , ,
E-Governance Interoperability Framework — Meeting in Iraq
A meeting to create a plan of action for the development of e-Governance Interoperability Framework (e-GIF) in Iraq and include formulation of an e-GIF policy ... by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:04 AM — Filed under:
Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and Civic Engagement across the Public Sector
The Transparency & Accountability Initiative has published a book called “Opening Government: A Guide to Best Practice in Transparency, Accountability and ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:26 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Comments on the draft National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy
A draft of the 'National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy', which some hope will be the open data policy of India, was made available for public comments ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Aug 24, 2011 06:32 AM — Filed under: , , ,
Open Government Data in India (v2)
The first draft of the second version of the Open Government Data Report is now online. Nisha Thompson worked on updating the first version of the report. This ... by Pranesh Prakash last modified Dec 14, 2012 10:25 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
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: , , , ,
Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop at Punjabi University, Patiala
Patiala is the home to the famous Punjabi University. A Wikipedia workshop was organized at the Punjabi University's Punjabi Department on August 16, 2012. by Shiju Alex and Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Oct 04, 2012 12:18 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Punjabi Wikipedia Workshop at Amritsar
After Ludhiana and Patiala we came to Amritsar, which we all know is home to the Golden Temple and the spiritual centre of Sikh religion, to introduce Punjabi ... by Shiju Alex last modified Oct 04, 2012 04:11 PM — Filed under: , ,
Wikipedia comes to Hyderabad!
This post is a report on the series of Wikipedia meets organized in the city of Hyderabad on September 29-30, 2012. These workshops were a a part of the larger ... by Noopur Raval last modified Feb 13, 2013 11:40 AM — Filed under: , , , ,
Bengaluru: A Hub for Kannada and Sanskrit Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects!
Kannada Wikipedia is one of those Indic language wikipedias which has seen many readers coming up every month. Subhashish Panigrahi summarizes the experiences ... by Subhashish Panigrahi last modified Nov 04, 2012 02:03 PM — Filed under: , , ,
Wikipedia workshop @ Inmantec College, Ghaziabad
The Access to Knowledge team at the Centre for Internet & Society was approached by Gaurav Prashar, Assistant Dean at Inmantec College, Ghaziabad to organize a ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Jan 07, 2013 04:30 PM — Filed under: , , , , ,
Launch of Assamese Wikipedia Education Program at Guwahati University
The Assamese Wikipedia community has shown a rapid growth in the past six months from 20 active editors in January 2012 to 29 active editors in June 2012. The ... by Nitika Tandon last modified Jul 26, 2013 11:43 AM — Filed under: , , , , ,