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Archive for December, 2009

Using ICTs to their advantage: Agricultural R4D community branches out

ICRISAT campus – a beautiful, sprawling landscape with wide open spaces  – conducive for thinking out-of-the proverbial ‘box’. And out-of-the-box ideas are what the global agricultural research for development community aims to achieve in meetings this week from the 7th to 11th December in Hyderabad, India. The Information & Communication Management (ICM) and Agricultural Research for Development…

Augmented reality.. an old fad or a great opportunity?

Imagine this… you are in [….] fill the blank with the location of your choice… you pull out your mobile phone, you launch Layar and through your device you can see the picture of the location you are in and Layar adds content layers. Layers are the equivalent of webpages in normal browsers. Just like…

Why build digital repositories?

One great way to make your research outputs available, accessible and applicable is to maximize visibility on the Internet with digital repositories.  Why place your research outputs in a repository?      Organization. It captures research outputs in a structured manner that’s easily retrievable. Visibility. Each output is recorded in some detail so that searches can be…