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Delhi Declaration on Open Access

by Admin — last modified Feb 26, 2018 02:53 PM
February 26, 2018

Open Access India recently released a statement to promote openness in science and research communities. CIS contributed to the text and introduced it to the participants of OpenCon 2018, Delhi.

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Open Data and Land Ownership - Environment Scan

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay — last modified Feb 12, 2018 10:37 AM

The State of Open Data is an ambitious research project reflecting on 10 years of action on open data and providing a critical review of the current state of the open data movement across a range of issues and thematic areas. This environment scan represents the first step in gathering information to support a review of the state of open data with regard to land ownership, and in refining the focus of a chapter. The lead author for this chapter is Sumandro Chattapadhyay.

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Wikipedia Orientation Program at Rotary Club of Salem

by Manasa Rao — last modified Dec 11, 2017 03:52 PM

CIS-A2K in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Salem, Tamil Nadu conducted a two-day Wikipedia orientation workshop for student members of the club.

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Advocating for Openness: Nine Ways Civil Society Groups Have Mobilized to Defend Internet Freedom

by Admin — last modified Nov 26, 2017 03:58 AM
November 26, 2017

The debate over whether the Internet is a better tool for democratic empowerment or authoritarian control misconstrues the nature of the democratic challenges of the digital age.

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Helping Institutions Embrace Open Access

by Admin — last modified Nov 27, 2017 03:11 PM

World over, a large number of universities and institutions are making way for open access repositories. Why have Indian researchers shied away from it?

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Marathi Wikipedia workshop for Sandarbh Science magazine writers

by Manasa Rao — last modified Dec 19, 2017 03:53 PM

A Marathi Wikipedia workshop was recently conducted for the writers at Sandarbh Science magazine.

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