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Open-access scientific publishing

Mon, 13 May 2013 14:09:34 UT

The Economist, May 10, 2013

Education democratization

Mon, 13 May 2013 14:05:37 UT

The Daily Californian, Editorial, May 13, 2013
CAMPUS ISSUES: The university needs to ensure academic research is openly accessible to members of the general public regardless of status.

OA: Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) Legislation Introduced in U.S. Congress

Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:22:58 UT

Gary Price, Info Docket, February 14, 2013.

Former SIU doctors promote free access to medical research

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:38:46 UT

Dean Olsen, The State Journal-Register, November 25, 2012

Yoder Promotes Open Access to Tax-Funded Research

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:24:58 UT

Tim Carpenter, The Topeka Capital-Journal, October 24, 2012

CU Leaders Back Bill that Would Increase Access to Academic Journals

Mon, 07 May 2012 13:59:15 UT

Brittany Anas, Times Call, May 6, 2012

University of Colorado leaders are advocating for a legislative bill that, if passed by Congress, would make academic journals -- which have been soaring in cost -- more accessible. 

Reps. Issa and Maloney Issue Statement on RWA

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:15:05 UT

"The American people deserve to have access to research for which they have paid. This conversation needs to continue and we have come to the conclusion that the Research Works Act has exhausted the useful role it can play in the debate. As such, we want Americans concerned about access to research and other participants in this debate to know we will not be taking legislative action on HR 3699, the Research Works Act."

Next Steps in Public Access: Tell your Representatives to Support FRPAA

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:39:50 UT

While the RWA and its damaging implications is no longer an immediate threat, action is still needed to cement stronger footing for public access on Capitol Hill. Education on and support for The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) is now more important than ever.

Legislation to Bar Public-Access Requirement on Federal Research Is Dead

Mon, 27 Feb 2012 20:56:22 UT

Jennifer Howard, The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 27, 2012

Values and Scholarship

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:54:15 UT

Inside Higher Ed article from 11 University Provosts supporting FRPAA and against Research Works Act.

AAU-APLU Support FRPAA: Letter to Cornyn

Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:41:51 UT

The Association of American Universities and The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities write to Senator Cornyn to thank him for the introduction of FRPAA S. 2096 and to support the bill.