Microsoft and Google both are supporting open access to books from major libraries of the world. Both companies are digitizing books in very large leading American and European libraries. < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Prof. N Balakrishnan is working for digitalising a million million books in different libraries in India in different languages. All books are available at the NSA and IASc journals to open access. NIC and MedKnow are bringing out 78 OA journals. Institutes like IISc, RRI, NIO, NAL, NCCR, and NIT-Rourkela have accepted the open access of books.