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Blog Entry International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009: A Report
by Sanchia de Souza published Apr 27, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:01 AM — filed under:
Open Access activist Madhan Muthu recently attended the International Repository Infrastructure Workshop, held in Amsterdam, 16-17 March 2009, in company with CIS Distinguished Fellow Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam. In this entry, as a guest blogger for CIS, he files a report on the proceedings at the workshop.
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Blog Entry A2K3 Panel XI: Open Access to Science and Research
by Sunil Abraham published Sep 23, 2008 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — filed under:
Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam participated in the third Access to Knowledge hosted by The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School between September 8-10, 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference held at the Geneva International Conference Centre brought together hundreds of decision-makers and experts on global knowledge to discuss the urgent need for policy reforms.
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Blog Entry After 15 Years, Is Free Access to Law Here to Stay?
by Rebecca Schild published Oct 08, 2009 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:07 AM — filed under:
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 Law Movement, this comparative study will examine what free access to law initiatives do, evaluate their core benefits and identify factors determining of their sustainability. In the end, the free access to law study will provide future initiatives and existing LII networks with proven and adoptable best practices which will support the continued growth of the legal information commons.
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Blog Entry Openness, Videos, Impressions
by Nishant Shah published Dec 28, 2009 last modified Sep 22, 2011 12:23 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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 stakeholders to discuss the possibilities, potentials, mechanics and politics of Open Video. Nishant Shah, who participated in the conversations, was invited to summarise the impressions and ideas that ensued in the day.
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Blog Entry Open Access Day celebrated in India
by Sunil Abraham published Oct 21, 2008 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:06 AM — filed under:
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 Millia Islamia campus on the 14th of October 2008. Around 50 people attended the event from different departments in Jamia there were also some participants from the Indian Linux Users Group. CIS also published an Open Access flyer on this day featuring quotations from Sam Pitroda, MS Swaminathan, Peter Suber, Alma Swan, Frederick Noronha, Barbara Kirsop and Samir Brahmachari.
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Blog Entry Open Access to International Agricultural Research
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 15, 2010 last modified Aug 25, 2011 08:13 AM — filed under: ,
Open access advocates have urged the top management of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research to give open access to its research publications. A report by Subbiah Arunachalam on 3 June, 2010 was also circulated to all the signatories of the letter.
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Blog Entry Open Access to Science and Scholarship - Why and What Should We Do?
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 10, 2010 last modified Aug 23, 2011 03:13 AM — filed under: ,
The National Institute of Advanced Studies held the eighth NIAS-DST training programme on “Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Science, Technology and Society” from 26 July to 7 August, 2010. The theme of the project was ‘Knowledge Management’. Dr. MG Narasimhan and Dr. Sharada Srinivasan were the coordinators for the event. Professor Subbiah Arunachalam made a presentation on Open Access to Science and Scholarship.
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Blog Entry Free Access to Law—Is it here to Stay? An Environmental Scan Report
by Rebecca Schild published Sep 04, 2010 last modified Mar 20, 2012 06:36 PM — filed under:
The following is a preliminary project report collaboratively collated by the researchers of the "Free Access to Law" research study. This report aims to highlight the trends, as well as the risks and opportunities, for the sustainability of Free Access to Law initiatives in each of the country examined.
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Blog Entry Towards Open and Equitable Access to Research and Knowledge for Development
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 31, 2011 last modified Aug 18, 2011 05:04 AM — filed under:
There is growing recognition that the capacity to conduct research and to share the resulting knowledge is fundamental to all aspects of human development, from improving health care delivery to increasing food security, and from enhancing education to stronger evidence-based policy making. This article by Leslie Chan, Barbara Kirsop and Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam was published in PLoS (Public Library of Science) on March 29, 2011.
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File Why Do We Need Open Access to Science?: A Developing Country Perspective
by admin last modified Oct 11, 2008 09:45 AM — filed under:
Prof. Arunachalam's paper presented at the A2k3 conference in Geneva.
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