Thank you, Sudhanwa. Do you have any links that are India specific, please?

Best,

Gautam
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On 20 June 2012 16:42, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am sure you must have seen the resources from UNESCO.
> If not, here are some links that can help.
>
> http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/resources/news-and-in-focus-articles/all-news/news/launch_of_the_unesco_open_educational_resources_platform/
>
> That could be a more of policy/informative content. You can also check other
> links on education etc. on that page.
>
> Also, this portal is about Free/Open source resources.
> http://portal.unesco.org/ci/en/ev.php-URL_ID=12034&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html
>
> (Useful for library management, content management etc etc.)
>
> And you must be knowing fsf, gnu and other FOSS related portals already.
>
> HTH
> -Sudhanwa
>
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hello!
>>
>> I'm trying to write a piece on Open Content and Open Educational
>> Resources in India and am asking for your help.
>>
>> Open Content is defined as:
>>
>> Reuse - the right to reuse the content in its unaltered / verbatim
>> form (e.g., make a backup copy of the content)
>> Revise - the right to adapt, adjust, modify, or alter the content
>> itself (e.g., translate the content into another language)
>> Remix - the right to combine the original or revised content with
>> other content to create something new (e.g., incorporate the content
>> into a mashup)
>> Redistribute - the right to share copies of the original content, your
>> revisions, or your remixes with others (e.g., give a copy of the
>> content to a friend)[3]
>>
>> [from: http://opencontent.org/definition/]
>>
>> Wikipedia and sister projects apart, do you know of content, both
>> educational and otherwise, in India that would fit this definition?
>> Assuming a lower threshold as well, that it's just available for free
>> and no necessarily the other elements, are there resources that come
>> to mind?
>>
>> I can think of the NCERT textbooks
>> [http://www.ncert.nic.in/ncerts/textbook/textbook.htm], NPTEL
>> [http://nptel.iitm.ac.in/], VASAT [http://vasat.icrisat.org/],
>> FlexiLearn [http://www.ignouflexilearn.ac.in/flexilearn/] and Pratham
>> Books, if I say so myself,
>> [http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Case_Studies/Pratham_Books].
>>
>> What else comes to mind? Examples and links would be very helpful.
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Best,
>>
>> Gautam
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