Open Access Publishing :
Member | OK Nepal
If a publication is 'Open Access' it means that it can be
freely accessed by anyone in the world using an Internet
It is important to point out that Open Access does not affect
peer-review; Articles are peer-reviewed and published in
Journals in the normal way.
Models of Publishing
1) Open Access Journals
2) 'Traditional s' Journals
Open Access Journals
Freely and Permanently available online to anyone
with Internet Connection
'Traditional s' Journals
Print / Electronic
Login or IP authentication needed for Access
Our Universities, in particular, should be directing their
research focus to address the Development and
Social needs of our communities. The impact of their
research should be measured by how much difference
it makes to the need of our communities,rather than by
just how much international citations researchers
receive in their publications.
Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education and Training, South Africa, at the
UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education in 2010
In Nepal Context maybe We are Moving
towards wrong way
Open Access has the Potential to open up research
publication for wider Development impact.
But by looking from Policymaker eyes:
Yet this does not seem to be delivering the impact
Lots don't know where those Tiny Shares of
Scientific Output goes
It has become “Tip of the Iceberg” -
And its 'output' dominates research publishing policy
Depositing copies of any journal articles you write in an Open website.
Talking about Open Access and Sharing information with colleagues.
Raising the issue with Political Leaders.
Including Open Access Journals in library catalogs.
Helping to set-up an Institutional repository.
Collaborating with other Universities and Colleges in your areas.
Making Open Access Reality – Frederick J. Friend
The importance of Open Access research publishing in
developing countries – Eve Gray
Open Access Publishing – Vladimir Bubalo
Open Access Publishing, Solution for developing
countries – Brian Wafawarowa