Open Access Initiatives of INFLIBNET: An Analytical StudyAuthor : N. K. Sheeja
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 20-23
This study aims to investigate open access initiatives of the Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET), an Inter-University Center (IUC) of University Grants Commission (UGC). It has started five major projects that provide open access to contents produced in Indian academic environment. Theses submitted to Indian universities are now in open access platform. The synopsis of ongoing research at Indian universities is also available on free platform. The accepted papers of the annual conference of INFLIBNET, training materials and press clippings, a subject gateway that provides an integrated interface to Indian electronic resources and an open journal platform for hosting e-journals are the other services by the INFLIBNET towards open access movement. The study found that INFLIBNET is the major open access player in India.
Open Access, INFLIBNET, Shodhganga, ShodhGangotri, INFOPORT, IR@INFLIBNET, India
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