Open archive developments in india

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Paper include in Proceedings of UGC Sponsored National Conference (OAMII 2012)
Open Access Movement in the Age of Innovation and ICT: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities 
6th & 7th January, 2012

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Open archive developments in india

  1. 1. Open Archive Developments in India Dr. Sarika Sawant, Asst. Professor, SHPT School of Library ScienceUGC Sponsored National Conference (OAMII 2012) Open Access Movement in the Age ofInnovation and ICT: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities 6th & 7th January, 2012
  2. 2. Pioneers of growth of OpenAccess in India Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam Prof. N. Balakrishnan Dr. T. B. Rajashekar Dr D. K. Sahu A. R. D. Prasad and so on………….
  3. 3. India wide programmes on OA • Prof. Subbiah Arunachalam organized a workshop on ‘Open Access and Institutional Repositories’ under the aegis of the M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, in May, 2004 • A special session on OA was held at the 93rd Indian Science Congress in January 2006 • In mid-March 2006, NCSI-IISc had created a Cross Archive Search Service for the Indian Repositories (CASSIR). • The Open Access Week (www.openaccessweek.org) was held worldwide from 18 to 24 October, 2010 • A one-day seminar on open access took place on 16th March, 2011 at India International Centre,
  4. 4. National Knowledge Commission:Open Access and Open EducationalResources Research articles published by Indian authors receiving any government or public funding must be made available under OA Government should allocate specific funding to increase the digitization , high quality OCR Author paid journals Specific fund for OA research publications
  5. 5. Present Scene of OpenArchives Shodhganga: 2000 full-text theses of 30 universities Google is in touch with NKC Indian mirror-site for arXiv Promise from director of IISc and CSIR E-gyankosh Journal of Free Software and Free Knowledge & Annals OJS
  6. 6. Present status 4 cross institutional archives, 2 cross institutional electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) repositories, 3 institutional ETD repositories, 22 functional institutional repositories 200 OA journals

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