Open Access

June 04, 2009
February 09, 2012
 
Over the past several months, a remarkable series of events have conspired to bring the issue of access to publicly funded research squarely to the forefront of the public consciousness.
 
May 25, 2012

Just four days into the White House’s “We the People” Petition over 17,000 people have signed, calling on the Obama Administration to “require free access over the Internet to journal articles arising from taxpayer-funded research.”

June 01, 2012
1. News from SPARC and the Alliance for Taxpayer Access
October 19, 2015

SPARC today announced the launch of the Open Access Spectrum (OAS) Evaluation Tool, which provides a concrete, quantifiable mechanism to independently analyze publications' policies.

May 17, 2012

Washington, DC and The Hague, The Netherlands– As the academic community struggles to ensure that research articles become more accessible than ever before, a new front in the battle is brewing – a battle to ensure that the information in those articles can also be fully used in the digital research environment.

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