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Do taxpayers pay for private sector peer-reviewed journal articles?

On July 29th, Allan Adler, Vice President of government and legal affairs at the Association of American Publishers (AAP), told the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Information Policy, Census, and National Archives Subcommittee that FRPAA would seriously threaten the scholarly publishing industry: “Publishers strongly believe that American taxpayers are entitled to the research they’ve [...]

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Fri, August 13 2010 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

Back to the future- what are libraries doing about open access?

“Will libraries continue to serve as intermediaries through which researchers find open-access information, as well as that available only through subscription, and how?”  CRS Report for Congress: Open Access Publishing and Citation Archives: Background and Controversy (updated October 10, 2006) Because this blog is focused on the biomedical publishing, research, and library realm, here are a few [...]

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Mon, April 5 2010 » Uncategorized » No Comments