NIH Public Access Policy To Face Copyright Challenge in Congress?

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By: 
Andrew Albanese, Library Journal
In less than a week, on Thursday, September 11, the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property of the House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on what sources tell LJ is a legislative attempt to redress publishers' concerns that public access policies—namely the recently enacted policy at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—conflict with copyright and intellectual property laws.