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June 04, 2012

The movement to make taxpayer-funded research freely available online hit a new milestone on Sunday when advocates hit their goal of 25,000 signatures to a “We the People” petition to the Obama administration. The petition, created by Access2Research (a group of Open Access advocates, including SPARC’s Executive Director, Heather Joseph), requests that President Obama make taxpayer-funded research freely available.

August 04, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                               Contact:          Nicole Allen
August 4, 2015                                                                                                (202) 750-1637

November 20, 2013

SPARC today applauded Representatives Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX) and George Miller (D-CA) for introducing a House companion bill for the Affordable College Textbook Act, which was introduced in the Senate last week.

February 13, 2012

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.

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