UN agency gives science journals to LDC researchers


By :GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations agency said on Thursday it was giving researchers in least devel
Date posted :2009-07-23 10:14:00

The World Intellectual Property Organization said the 50 LDC countries would get some 64 technical publications free online, while 58 more developing nations would get them for $1,000 a year.

"Access to the knowledge contained in scientific and technical literature is critical to the innovation process," WIPO chief Francis Gurry said, launching the program supported by 12 publishers including John Wiley & Sons, Oxford University Press and Springer Science+Business Media.

WIPO helps companies file for international patent and trademark protection, and works to help governments stop piracy and to protect the intellectual property rights of inventors, entrepreneurs, musicians and writers.

Jayne Marks of the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers said the program would help entrepreneurs find the information they need to make advances in health, farming and the environment.

Other U.N. agencies including the World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization and U.N. Environment Program are also supporting the project.


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