Open Access and Open J-Gate

  • N.V. Sathyanarayana
Keywords: Open access, open access initiative, OAI-PMH, open access content, J-Gate, open J-Gate


The paper highlights Open Access Initiative (OAI), its formal origin at the Budapest meeting was organised by the Open Society Institute, and its aims to make published scholarly content freely available on the Web with an intent that the Web would make it easy to access. Parellel to OAI, it address the issue of bibliographic aggregation. It also discusses the J-Gate and Open J-Gate open access databases and their salient features.

How to Cite
Sathyanarayana, N. (1). Open Access and Open J-Gate. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 28(1), 57-60.