Issue Date: February 25, 2013 | Web Date: February 21, 2013
Strong Open Access Bill Introduced In Congress
Lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the Senate have introduced identical bills that would require free access to published results of federally funded research. Open-access advocates are hoping the legislation will move more swiftly than previous versions of it, while publishers are calling it “unnecessary and a waste of federal resources.”
Called the Fair Access to Science & Technology Research Act, the legislation is similar to a bill (H.R. 4004) that was . . .
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