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Universities and Libraries Release Plan to Comply with White House Directive to Expand Public Access to Research and Data

A proposal recommending that  universities and libraries  collaborate with federal research funding agencies to expand public access to research is circulating.  An article in The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on the Share proposal and references another recent draft released  by the  publishing industry that outlines publishers' solutions for meeting the August 22nd deadline to expand public access to federally funded research and data.

Journal Publishers Propose to Run a Clearinghouse for Open Research

If journal publishers, with the backing of the Association of American Publishers, get congressional approval to implement a  public access clearinghouse, one  blogger states "this would be the equivalent of the NRA running background checks on firearms purchases." Read the full post by Michael Eisen.

Public meetings with live webinars May 14-17  to focus on public access to scholarly publication and data as part of the America COMPETES Act.

White House Seeking Champions of Open Science Change.

Support Public Access to Federally Funded Research (April 15, 2013)

White House Open Access Directive (February 22, 2013)

The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act: FASTR (February 14, 2013)

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