International Open Access Week-2022

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CSIR-NIScPR recently celebrated “International Open Access Week-2022”.

About International Open Access Week-2022:

  • International Open Access Week is celebrated worldwide to create awareness about the open access scholarly publishing among researchers and publishers.
  • It is celebrated globally during the last full week of October.
  • International Open Access Week is organized by SPARC in partnership with the Open Access Week Advisory Committee.
  • It was founded in 2008 by SPARC and partners in the student community.
  • This year’s theme seeks to encourage connection and collaboration among the climate movement and the international open community.


  • CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research (CSIR-NIScPR) has been formed following the merger of CSIR-NISCAIR & CSIR-NISTADS
  • CSIR-NIScPR is the one of largest Open Access publishers of India which publishes 15 Diamond Open Access scholarly journals.
  • CSIR-NIScPR neither charges any publication fee to authors nor any subscription fee to the readers. 

Source : PIB