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Expanding Public Access to Research Results

See below for important updates to this posting. An impressive number of open access initiatives have recently come from the federal and California government. These efforts have the potential to significantly broaden public access to government-funded research publications. On February … Continue reading

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FRPAA proposes public access to all federally-funded research

In opposition to the publishing industry-backed Research Works Act (RWA), a bill was introduced in Congress yesterday to require public access to research articles resulting from funding from federal agencies with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million. The bill, … Continue reading

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Research Works Act threatens public access to literature

See below for an important update to this posting. A bill introduced in the House of Representatives in December 2011 could have enormous consequences for scientific and medical researchers if passed. Cited as the Research Works Act (RWA) (H.R. 3699), … Continue reading

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