Open Access to Scientific Knowledge: Policy Perspectives and National Initiatives

Das, Anup-Kumar . Open Access to Scientific Knowledge: Policy Perspectives and National Initiatives., 2014 In: India - Science and Technology, volume 3. Cambridge University Press India, Delhi. ISBN 9789384463045., pp. 292-299. [Book chapter]

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Various initiatives are taken globally to make knowledge repositories more accessible to researchers by exploiting the internet platform and developing a model that allows free access. India is also actively participating in this new initiative. Open access to scientific knowledge is an integral part of India’s S&T policy intervention. Some of the major international and Indian national initiatives are highlighted. Further efforts that would be required to make Indian participation more fruitful are also brought out.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: India, South Asia, Open Access, Open Access Publishing, Open Access Journals, Open Access Repositories
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HN. e-journals.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HP. e-resources.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Dr Anup Kumar Das
Date deposited: 01 Apr 2015 03:03
Last modified: 01 Apr 2015 03:03


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