Open Access in India: Hopes and Frustrations

19 September 2007 Berlin 5, Padua, Italy

Despite concerted advocacy and many individual letters addressed to policy makers, the heads of government’ departments of science and research councils do not seem to have applied their minds to opening up access to research papers. The examples of the research councils in the UK, the Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have hadvirtually no impact. Many senior scientists and directors of research laboratories and vice chancellors of universities do not have a clear appreciation of open access and its implications

http://eprints.rclis.org/12242/1/arunachalam.pdf

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