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Data For Development: An Action Plan
Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015
The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. The revolution is being defined by the explosion in availability of data resources and rapidly evolving t...
Democratising the Data Revolution: A Discussion Paper
J. Gray 2015
This new discussion paper from Open Knowledge is intended to advance thinking and action around civil society engagement with the data revolution. It looks beyond the disclosure of existing information, towards more ambiti...
Open Access Explained
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems, 2015
This document intends to give scientists, who conduct research under the framework of the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems, a snapshot on the benefits of using Open Access mechanisms to publish their research outputs and resu...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Delivering on the data revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Final report of the data for Africa development working group
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2014
Governments, international institutions, and donors need good data on basic development metrics like inflation, vaccination coverage, and school enrollment to accurately plan, budget, and evaluate their activities. Governments, citize...
A fine balance: mapping cyber (in)security in Latin America
G. Diniz; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2012
Cyber-security is emerging as a dominant area of concern amongst many governments and civil societies across Latin America. Although the existence of cyberspace is already generating a massive evolution in all aspects of life, it is e...
Emerging implications of open and linked data for knowledge sharing in development
D. Edwards; T. Davies / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Movements towards open data involve the publication of datasets (from metadata on publications, to research, to operational project statistics) online in standard formats and without restrictions on reuse. A number of open d...
Evolution and future of the knowledge commons: Emerging opportunities and challenges for less developed societies
S. Ferreira 2012
This article addresses the emerging field of the knowledge commons in relation to the challenges of international development. It reviews the history of academic knowledge since the Enlightenment, its evolution and current trends, wit...
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ)
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ) is an open access journal committed to interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global civilization and local cultures. It is published by by SBIGS, the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies.
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
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Data For Development: An Action Plan
Sustainable Development Solutions Network, 2015
The Data Revolution for Sustainable Development is poised to transform the way governments, citizens, and companies do business. The revolution is being defined by the explosion in availability of data resources and rapidly evolving t...
Democratising the Data Revolution: A Discussion Paper
J. Gray 2015
This new discussion paper from Open Knowledge is intended to advance thinking and action around civil society engagement with the data revolution. It looks beyond the disclosure of existing information, towards more ambiti...
Open Access Explained
CGIAR Research Program on Drylands Systems, 2015
At the interface of environmental and social issues, not enough is known about the links between policies, regionally important biophysical factors, local natural resource management sustainability, and livelihoods. This pap...
Battle for open: how openness won and why it doesn’t feel like victory
2014
With the success of open access publishing, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and open education practices, the open approach to education has moved from the periphery to the mainstream. This marks a moment of victory for the open e...
Delivering on the data revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Final report of the data for Africa development working group
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2014
Governments, international institutions, and donors need good data on basic development metrics like inflation, vaccination coverage, and school enrollment to accurately plan, budget, and evaluate their activities. Governments, citize...
A fine balance: mapping cyber (in)security in Latin America
G. Diniz; R. Muggah / Igarape Institute, 2012
Cyber-security is emerging as a dominant area of concern amongst many governments and civil societies across Latin America. Although the existence of cyberspace is already generating a massive evolution in all aspects of life, it is e...
Emerging implications of open and linked data for knowledge sharing in development
D. Edwards; T. Davies / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2013
Movements towards open data involve the publication of datasets (from metadata on publications, to research, to operational project statistics) online in standard formats and without restrictions on reuse. A number of open d...
Evolution and future of the knowledge commons: Emerging opportunities and challenges for less developed societies
S. Ferreira 2012
This article addresses the emerging field of the knowledge commons in relation to the challenges of international development. It reviews the history of academic knowledge since the Enlightenment, its evolution and current trends, wit...
Building the open knowledge movement
Finnish Institute, 2013
Resulting from the first Open Knowledge Festival in 2012, The Open Book is a crowdsourced, multi-author publication built to contextualise the international movement for open knowledge in the words of those who are helping build it to...
Open Data Kit: Tools to Build Information Services for Developing Regions
C. Hartung / Open Data Kit, 2012
This paper presents Open Data Kit (ODK), an extensible, open-source suite of tools designed to build information services for developing regions. ODK currently provides four tools to this end: Collect, Aggregate, Voice, and Build. Col...
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Globality Studies Journal (GSJ)
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ) is an open access journal committed to interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global civilization and local cultures. It is published by by SBIGS, the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies.
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
InTech
InTech is a multidisciplinary open access publisher of books covering the fields of science, technology and medicine. Since 2004, InTech has collaborated with more than 83436 authors and published 2211 books and 7 journals with the aim of providing free online access to high-quality research and helping leading academics to make their work visible and accessible to diverse new audiences around the...
Finnish Institute
Finnish Institute in London is a private, non-profit trust bringing together individuals, communities and organisations. Its mission is to identify emerging issues important to contemporary society in Finland, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
International Energy and Environment Foundation (IEEF)
The International Energy and Environment Foundation (IEEF) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit international organisation, which aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, research and technology to enhance capacity building in all areas related to green energy and the environment. IEEF publishes a peer-reviewed scientific journal, International Journal of Energy and Environment (IJ...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP)
Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP) is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers. It is currently publishing more than 200 open access, online, peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines in science, technology and medicine.
Asian Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development (AJARD)
Open access journal focusing on agriculture and rural development
Indian Streams Research Journal (ISRJ)
A multidisciplinary research journal, published monthly in English, Hindi and Marathi.
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences (RJOAS)
An interdisciplinary open access journal of agriculture and socio-economic studies
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