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Open access infrastructure

Launching an e-journal or knowledge repository requires meticulous planning in terms of need, scope, technology, administration, legal issues, finances and sustainability. This module deals with open access resources of all types, their definition, nature, features, planning, executing, choosing technical standards and following procedures, as well as later maintenance for all parties involved: host, sponsors, users and prospective content creators. Emphasis is made on e-journals, e-repositories and emerging trends in the open access movement.

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Open access to knowledge and information: scholarly literature and digital library initiatives; the South Asian scenario

This book, which has its genesis in the recommendations and proceedings of UNESCO-supported international conferences and workshops, illustrates South Asian initiatives on open access to information and knowledge.

Open educational resources: conversations in cyberspace

UNESCO's its first openly licensed publication brings together the background papers and reports from the first three years of activities in the UNESCO OER Community. It is an indication of the commitment of the Organization to the sharing of knowledge and the free flow of ideas.

Options for media development in Iraq: research for UNESCO, December 2004

This report summarizes the conclusions of research conducted by Index on Censorship during a three month study of Iraqi media development issues conducted on behalf of UNESCO. It outlines the objectives and basic methodology of the research and aims to provide background to the study process.

Overview of information literacy resources worldwide

This collection of Information Literacy (IL) Resources from around the world is divided into 42 language lists and includes selected resources – from websites, books, journals and other kinds of publications – that were provided by contributors from different countries and institutions and compiled by Dr Forest Woody Horton Jr.

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