India's Contribution to Agriculture and Food Sciences through Open Access Literature

Hemantha Kumar G.H., Srinivasa V., Bhaskara Reddy M., Chandra B.T.
2012 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
The present study attempts to evaluate the initiatives taken by India to make this intellectual output accessible for all by publishing them in open access resources like open access journals and repositories. The results revealed that India is continuously contributing in open access literature as some of the premier institutions, particularly in the agriculture sciences. The position of India in terms of number of journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is 5 th and in
more » ... 5 th and in Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) India has 11 th place in the world repository.
doi:10.14429/djlit.32.1.1406 fatcat:btpi4sfsijfbxgkla7stsenreu