Open Index Initiative : a cooperative effort to develop an online database for Indian social science literature

Manjunath, G.K. and Sangam, S. L. Open Index Initiative : a cooperative effort to develop an online database for Indian social science literature., 2005 . In 51st All India Conference of ILA, Kurukshetra, Haryana (India), 16-18 December 2005. (Unpublished) [Conference paper]


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The paper, a case study, discusses the cooperative effort to develop an online database consisting of index and abstract to articles, book reviews and conference papers published in Indian social science journals. This cooperative effort,named as Open Index Initiative ( OII ) has derived inspiration from two online databases, RePEc ( Research Papers in Economics) and DoIS (Documents in Information Science). The OII model developed on participatory approach of the World Bank, depends on library and information professionals (LIS professionals ) and libraries to contribute data themselves, Offer suggestions to improve the system, Monitor and evaluate the results themselves and allows. Mirroring the compilation at their sites for non-commercial activities.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Open Index Initiative; Cooperative Cataloging; Index and abstracts; India
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IB. Content analysis (A and I, class.)
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HL. Databases and database Networking.
I. Information treatment for information services > IA. Cataloging, bibliographic control.
Depositing user: Manjunath Ganaganur
Date deposited: 08 Jan 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02


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