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Find open souce as alternative to the popular commercial software

August 16, 2009 Leave a comment

osaltYou can find open source alternatives to your favorite commercial products at osalt.com. Software categories and comparison and pros and cons of both commercial products as well as open source software are also done. For example the site show you and help you to browse alternative of Photoshop -> Krita 1.6.1 or Seashore 0.1.9 or Gimp 2.6 or CinePaint 0.23 or Gimpshop 2.2.11.

Check at.- http://www.osalt.com/

Categories: Open Movement

OASIS(Open Access Schlorly Information Sourcebook):Practical Step to Implimenting Open Access

August 16, 2009 Leave a comment

oasisThe growing interest in Open Access (OA) worldwide necessitate the increasing demand for training, knowledge development, and skills for the implementing of OA repositories and OA journals, the twin routes for making research results openly accessible.

OASIS is a source book on OA movement, covering the concept, principles, advantages, approaches and means to achieving open access. It is a community building as much as a resource-building exercise. OASIS encouraged to share and download the resources provided, and to modify and customize them for local use.

The objectives of OASIS are as follows:

• to increase the number of trainers and centers of expertise worldwide
• to expand the knowledge base of open access implementation
• to share resources and best practices
• to demonstrate and record successful outcomes of OA around the world

http://www.openoasis.org/

Categories: Open Movement

Spezify: A Search Tool

August 10, 2009 Leave a comment

spezifySpezify is a search tool presenting results from a large number of websites in different visual ways. It take web search further, away from endless lists of blue text links and towards a more intuitive experience. Spezify mix all media types and make no difference between blogs, videos, micro blogs and images. Everything communicates and helps building the bigger picture. It collects websites and are aiming to use as many relevant, free and open API:s as possible to generate extensive and diverse search results.newageinfoprofessional

Really, it is very interesting and good search tool. For more details please visit:

http://www.spezify.com/

Categories: State-of-the-art