India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre
National AIDS Control Organisation
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India

Q: Why do I need to register?
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By registering and signing in to the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website, you will be able to deposit materials, save searches, rate materials, and receive updates with important information about your areas of interest — including the addition of new resources. You do not need to register to search and download materials, but you do need to register to deposit materials. Registration is quick and easy. Under this Website Various User Level of access proposed –


Q: Does the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website have resources only from the National AIDS Control Organization?
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India HIV/AIDS resource Centre is an online centre for resources on issues of HIV and AIDS which includes resources from both NACO and other organizations working on these issues.


Q: How can I find a particular resource on the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website?
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Typing in keywords on the Search bar (top right) and specifying Title, Author/Producer, Date & year, File format etc. will enable you to see matched results. Alternatively, you can go to All Resources and search a resource by thematic area.


Q: Do I need to register to add or find and download resources from the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website?
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Yes, you will need to register to contribute resources to the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website but resources can be searched and download without registering on the site.


Q: How can I send my feedback on the blog posts or any other website feature?
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You can comment on a blog post after registering yourself. To send any query or feedback regarding the website, you can go to Feedback page and submit your feedback. The page with contact details also allows site visitors to reach us through phone and e-mail. However, your comments will be posted on site & made available online after moderated by site administrator.


Q: How can others get to know about the resources uploaded by me to the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website?
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The most recently added resource appears on top of the list of the All Resources page. You can also start a blog on your resource to let people know about it and get their feedback and comments.


Q: Do I need to register to see this website or access the resources uploaded on the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website?
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No, you do not need to register to visit the website or download resources. However, if you wish to upload resources to share through the website, you need to register.


Q: How can I comment on the blog posts?
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You need to register and become a member of the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre community to add a blog post or comment on a blog.You can register by clicking on Join Us on the Community page.


Q: How can I upload a resource on the India HIV/AIDS Resource Cente website?
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In order to upload a resource, you are required to be a registered user with the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website. Go to the Add Resource page and fill out the information requested. Once you upload, your resource will be made available on the Website for public viewing after it is reviewed and approved by the administrator. You will receive an e-mail from the administrator notifying its receipt. The material will then be screened by NACO and if NACO’s screening committee approves the material, it will be posted for public viewing by the administrator and you will be notified..


Q: What are the terms and conditions for contributing or adding resources to the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website?
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Please view INDIA HIV/AIDS RESOURCE CENTRE website's Terms and Conditions.


Q: What types of resources can I contribute?
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All the materials related to HIV/AIDS like:
• Posters, pamphlets, brochures, flip charts, banners, and other print materials used in communication campaigns
• Training materials and manuals on social and behaviour change communication (SBCC) and on peer education and interpersonal communication
• Communication materials that advocate for policy change and target community mobilization for social and behaviour change
• Audio files and scripts of radio spots and shows
• Video files, including for television spots and shows


Q: What file formats are acceptable for resources?
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• Print: pdfs; jpegs, tifs, and other image files; the range of Microsoft Office files
• Audio: avi, wmv, wav, mp3
• Video: mpg, mov, wmv, rm, mp4


Q: If I upload resources to the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre Website and others download it, how will authorship be acknowledged?
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Copyright of the resources on the India HIV/AIDS Resource Centre website belongs to the Producers, as detailed in the metadata completed by the User on the Resource Upload page. The Producers metatag appears both in the Find Resources and Resources page below the brief description of the resource. Copyright status is attributed in the manner specified as required by agreeing to the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License


Q: If I upload resources to the India HIV Resource Centre Website, do I have to assign copyright to NACO?
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Copyright of the resources on the India HIV Recource Centre website belongs to the producers, as detailed in the metadata completed by the User on the Resource Upload page. Copyright status is attributed in the manner specified as required by agreeing to the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License