Form Submission: Session, Poster, Demo Submission

Demo/Poster Number

Steel
21

Contact Information
First Name: 
Roshan Kumar
Last Name: 
Karn
Session Information
Presentation Title: 
OPEN ACCESS IN NEPAL: STATUS OF OPEN ACCESS, OPEN DATA AND INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORIES IN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS IN NEPAL
Description: 
This poster highlights the current state of open access and open institutional repositories in academic and research institutions in Nepal. It will establish a basis for understanding the current state of Open Access, Open Education and Open Data along with the need for IR's. It identifies the issues and challenges hindering the development of openly accessible contents and data in academic, research and governmental institutions of Nepal. It will also highlight the primary and practical solutions to major issues affecting the development of open access and open data and the resources required to be undertaken for their development. Open Access provide institutions in Nepal with a good avenue to disseminate the intellectual output to the outside world. However, notwithstanding increased research outputs from academic and research institutions in Nepal, there is still absence of openly available contents and data. This factor is highlighted in this poster presentation. The poster is based on the result of survey conducted in different academic and research institutions of Nepal on the issues of Open Access and Open Data.
Presenter Information
Same As Contact: 
Yes
Organization/Affiliation: 
Open Access Nepal (President)
Contributors
First Name: 
Anamika
Last Name: 
Karn
Organization/Affiliation: 
Open Access Nepal
Project Role: 
Project Assistant Coordinator