Category Archives: Developing Countries

The Musalman – The Last Handwritten Newspapers In The World

Calligraphy is, for Muslims, a visible expression of the highest art of all, the art of the spiritual world, since they believe that Quran was recited by Allah to Mohammed. The word Quran does mean “recitation”, literally. In Chennai, the … Continue reading

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Meet our Authors: William J. Bosl, PhD

Dr. William J. Bosl is a Research Scientist in the Medicine Informatics Program at Children’s Hospital Boston, USA. He is currently preparing a chapter for a forthcoming InTech book on biomedical engineering. We were delighted when he contacted us to … Continue reading

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Open Access in Croatia – Storing Hamster Food or Running in a Hamster Wheel?

Home could be where you hang your head, like Groucho Marx said, or it could be from where you turn your head and decide not to watch. However, now and then, a letter from home arrives and convinces you to … Continue reading

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Together We’re Stronger

I hope that you, as a reader of this blog, feel that in your country your rights and those of your fellow citizens are, broadly speaking, respected. I know that for many of us that is not the case. Thinking … Continue reading

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The Great Book Robbery Project – Open Access To Win Back the Palestinian Books

But I do know that the stranger can never go back to what he was. Even if he returns. It is over. A person gets ‘displacement’ as he gets asthma, and there is no cure for either. (Mourid Barghouti, “I … Continue reading

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Banking on Open Development

The world of banking is perhaps not the first to spring to mind when we think of innovation, technology and solving the world’s problems. And at this time, when the threat of bankruptcy is looming over more nations than it’s … Continue reading

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An Interview With Dr Mamun Habib – Comments On Open Access In Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Mamun Habib, assistant professor at the Department of Operations Management at the American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) held a speech recently addressing his students, and the occasion was a new book launching ceremony. The book in question was, … Continue reading

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