Resource / Transitioning to Open Research: Publisher and Librarian Perspectives in 2020

Choice-ACRL Webinar program, 22-Sept-2020.

More info and webcast recording : https://youtu.be/VJWq9-_FIko

Description : Librarians and publishers have a number of shared goals and interests around the transition to open research. But what do their respective paths toward achieving change look like? This webinar will explore perspectives from Cambridge University Press and Los Alamos National Laboratory, as both organizations aim to move toward a more open journals ecosystem in 2020 and beyond.

Resource / Online Archive of Early Malayali Feminist Writing and Biographies

Swatantryavaadini is a site for first-generation Malayali feminists, where translations of writing on/by them as complete pieces or excerpts are made available.
Right now, it has 101 essays, stories, legislative debates, speeches, etc., and more material will be uploaded once a week.

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Resource / Labour and Employment in Kerala

Vinoj Abraham. “The case of Labour and Employment in Kerala and India”.
CDS-RULSG Lecture No.6 / 2020.

More info and video: https://youtu.be/cyU_RVeAD5Q

About the lecture: This talk critically examines the treatment of labour community in Kerala and India during the pandemic, arguing for the need for more employment opportunities for them.

This is the sixth lecture in the series on “Rights-Based Policy in the Wake of the Pandemic in Kerala: Development Emergencies and Welfare’ organized by Research Unit on Local Self Governance (RULSG) at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

Shared to the eGroup by Nirmal Roy V. P., Assistant Professor, Applied Economics, Kannur University.

 

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Resource / Kerala’s Transgender Policy

Vihaan Peethambar. “Kerala’s Transgender Policy during the Pandemic”.
CDS-RULSG Lecture No.5 / 2020.

More info and video: https://youtu.be/u-ongBuUYWA

About the lecture: Vihaan Peethambar has been involved in LGBT+ advocacy since 2016 and is a Diversity & Inclusion professional based in Bangalore. He speaks about the problems faced by the LGBT community in Kerala during pandemic.

This is the fifth lecture in the series on “Rights-Based Policy in the Wake of the Pandemic in Kerala: Development Emergencies and Welfare’ organized by Research Unit on Local Self Governance (RULSG) at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.

 

Shared to the eGroup by Nirmal Roy V. P., Assistant Professor, Applied Economics, Kannur University.

 

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Research / Humanities & Social Sciences

David Bull. “The Humanities & Social Sciences: why they are critical to our understanding of today’s complex and challenging world”.
Webinars for the ESS Consortium. 30th June 2020.

This web-talk by David Bull, Vice President of Business, Economics, Finance and Political Science Publishing, Leadership Team – Journals, UK, is part of the Springer Nature Webinar Series for the ESS consortium (formerly INFLIBNET) organized during the month of June 2020.

Link to watch the recording : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1959200386262709256

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Academic Publishing Update – August 2020 : 2

Harry Blom. Trends in Publishing.
Webinars for the ESS Consortium. 16th June 2020.

This web-talk by Dr. Harry Blom, Vice President – Journals, Development, Policy & Strategy, Springer Nature, New York is part of the Springer Nature Webinar Series for the ESS consortium (formerly INFLIBNET) organized during the month of June 2020.

Link to watch the recording : https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8330855975265775112

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Research / Scientists’ worlds will shrink in the wake of the pandemic

Smriti Mallapaty. “Scientists’ worlds will shrink in the wake of the pandemic”.
Nature 582, 04th June 2020.

excerpt : Researchers expect long-term changes that reduce travel for work and conferences: part 6 in a series on science after the pandemic.

More info : https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01523-1

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Resource / Kerala’s Marine Fishing Communities

John Kurien. “A Rights Based Approach to Development: Kerala’s Marine Fishing Communities”.
CDS-RULSG Lecture No.4 / 2020.

More info and video: https://youtu.be/aWsVmwTThw8

About the lecture: This talk examines the treatment of fishing community in Kerala during the pandemic, arguing for the need for more support for them.

This is the fourth lecture in the series on “Rights-Based Policy in the Wake of the Pandemic in Kerala: Development Emergencies and Welfare’ organized by Research Unit on Local Self Governance (RULSG) at the Centre for Development Studies, Thiruvananthapuram.

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