CIRDAP Aziz-ul Haq Library has celebrated the International Open Access Week (OA) on 28th October 2018. The International Open Access Week is celebrated all over the world on 22-28 October every year. Open access refers to free, unrestricted online access to books, journals, publications and other resources.
Open access refers to free, unrestricted online access to books, journals, publications and other resources.
Research organizations, academic institutions, researchers and scientists, teachers, students, and members of the general public are supporting a move towards Open Access in increasing numbers every year. Open Access Week is an occasion for all members of the community to take action to keep this momentum moving forward.
In the programme, Director General of CIRDAP Mr. Tevita G. Boseiwaqa Taginavulau discussed about the importance of Open Access for dissemination of knowledge among common people particularly the rural poor. Dr. Usharani Boruah, Librarian, CIRDAP moderated the event while Mr. George Chandra Babu, Programme Officer, Research and Mr. Zakaria, Programme Coordinator shared their thoughts on Open Access.