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Blog Entry Francis Bags EPT Award for Open Access in Developing World
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 29, 2012 last modified Aug 03, 2013 05:36 AM — filed under: , , , ,
The Electronic Publishing Trust recently announced a new annual award to be made to individuals working in developed countries who have made significant contribution for the cause of open access and free exchange of research findings. There were 30 nominations from 17 countries around the world and Dr. Francis Jayakanth from the National Centre of Science Information, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore was selected for the inaugural EPT Award for Open Access in the Developing World by a committee that went through all the nominations.
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Will open access replace costly commercial publishing models?
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 23, 2012 — filed under: ,
Cost of research journals going up while funds available are coming down, writes Vasudha Venugopal in an article published in the Hindu on February 19, 2012.
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Blog Entry An Interview with Dr. Francis Jayakanth
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2012 last modified Nov 24, 2012 06:09 AM — filed under: , ,
India has been losing out its best talents to the West, however, this trend could be reversed if we create adequate number of world-class institutions and research facilities, and our scientific productivity and quality of research will improve significantly, says Dr. Francis Jayakanth in an email interview with the Centre for Internet and Society, Bangalore.
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Research papers will be available in public domain
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 17, 2012 — filed under: ,
IIT-Madras intends to make circle of knowledge complete, writes Vasudha Venugopal in this article published in the Hindu on 15 February 2012. Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam is quoted in the article.
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Inaugural EPT Award for Dr. Francis Jayakanth
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 06, 2012 last modified Feb 27, 2012 12:24 PM — filed under: ,
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Inaugural EPT Award for Open Access
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 31, 2011 — filed under:
The Electronic Publishing Trust for Development is pleased to announce the winners of a new annual award to be made to individuals working in developing countries who have made a significant personal contribution to advancing the cause of open access (OA) and the free exchange of research findings.
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Blog Entry Know your Users, Match their Needs!
by Rebecca Schild published Nov 23, 2011 last modified Feb 27, 2012 03:06 PM — filed under: , , , ,
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 following post gives a summary of the “Good Practices Handbook”, a research output of the collaborative project Free Access to Law — Is it Here to Stay? undertaken by LexUM (Canada) and the South African Legal Institute in partnership with the Centre for Internet and Society.
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Blog Entry Open Access Week begins in Bangalore
by Tom Dane published Oct 27, 2011 last modified Aug 03, 2012 11:04 PM — filed under: ,
On Monday 24 October, the National Aerospace Laboratories in Bangalore held an event to mark the beginning of Open Access Week 2011
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File Open Access to Scholarly Literature in India — A Status Report
by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:47 AM — filed under: ,
This report was prepared by Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam and Madan Muthu on 9 April 2011.
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File Open Access to Scholarly Literature in India - Status Report
by Prasad Krishna last modified Aug 23, 2011 02:46 AM — filed under: ,
The draft report was prepared in April 2011 by Prof. Arunachalam and Madhan Muthu.
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