[LIS-Forum] Traditional Knowledge encyclopedia

Subbiah Arunachalam arun at mssrf.res.in
Mon Dec 12 12:28:02 IST 2005

Dear Dr Saji Nair:

Thanks for this posting. Both NISCAIR and CSIR deserve to be congratulated 
on this positive step. I hope their next step will be to make all their 
scientific journals  (as well as Wealth of India) open access, as both IASc 
and INSA have done long ago.

Subbiah Arunachalam

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Saji S. Nair" <ourdreamsblooming at excite.com>
To: <lis-forum at ncsi.iisc.ernet.in>
Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 3:26 PM
Subject: [LIS-Forum] Traditional Knowledge encyclopedia

> Dear All,
>        Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) project of NISCAIR is 
> planning for a free electronic encycopedia, as an effort to tackle 
> 'biopiracy'. The encylopedia comprising of 30 million pages will be made 
> available at the public domain next year.
> See the news at
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4506382.stm
> India hits back in 'bio-piracy' battle
> Bye
> Saji S. Nair
> Regional Cancer Centre Library
> Trivandrum
> Kerala
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