About Us

The Open Access India is a community of practice was initially an online Facebook group formed on 8th July 2011. The community members are working for taking forward the Open Access movement in India with the following aims and objectives.

  • Advocacy – sensitizing the students, researchers, policy makers and general public about Open Access, Open Data and Open Education.
  • Development of community e-infrastructure, capacity building and framework for policies related to Open Access, Open Data and Open Education.

To support the cause and to work for the aims and objectives, we have fantastic Ambassadors, a committed Working Group, few Convenors and the best Advisory Board. Everyone who as interests in Open Access, Open Data and Open Education and wish to be part of the Open Access Movement in India, are welcome to join us.