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A number of open access initiatives were adopted by various organisations and agencies around the world. A brief timeline of such initiatives have been mentioned below:
BOAI10 Recommendations, 2012
SCOAP3 (Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics), 2014
Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science & Technology Open Access Policy for access to DBT and DST Funder Research, Government of India, December, 2014.
Re3data.org (Registry of Research Data Repositories), 2015
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National Law University Delhi
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