Data Sharing Policy in India

The National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NDSAP) of 2012 provides basic guidelines which need to be further reinforced if India has to enter into an era of truly shared and open data.

#beggaraccess: Nature, Dark Social, Free to View and the Open Access Debate

Nature has recently opened up its vast treasure trove to all those who know someone with access to them. Here I wonder at the irony of the fact that they are raising more barriers in the name of access!