Open Access to Knowledge: Initiatives in India

Bandi, Anand and Bandi , Shekappa Open Access to Knowledge: Initiatives in India., 2011 . In National Conference on Beyond Librarianship: Creativity, Innovation and Discovery, CDAC Mumbai, Maharashtra., 16-17 September , 2011. [Conference paper]

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Study traces major Open Access Initiatives in a digital environment. Major National Open Access initiatives briefly enumerated to give an overview of the movement. Study strives to illustrate initiatives on open access to information and knowledge. Some of the common open access channels found are digital libraries, open access journals, institutional repositories, national-level repositories, open courseware, metadata harvesting services, etc. Most of the open access initiatives are supported by government bodies or public institutions, followed by non-profit making organizations.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: OAI, Digital Libraries, India
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels.
Depositing user: Mr. Shekappa Bandi
Date deposited: 19 Jan 2014 18:01
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:30


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