Common Misconceptions About Open Access To Taxpayer-Funded Research

peter.suber's bookmarks 2020-06-06

Summary:

"The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is reportedly considering a policy that would provide taxpayers with fast, barrier-free access to the results of scientific research that their tax dollars have funded. Such a policy is widely supported by scientists, universities, students, libraries, funders, patients advocates, and the public, as it would accelerate discovery, fuel innovation and economic growth, and improve the public good. However, we are aware of several letters circulating that raise deeply misleading concerns about the potential effects of policy. Specifically, they claim: ..."

Link:

https://sparcopen.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SPARC_TFR_v5-2.pdf

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oa.new oa.ostp oa.publishers oa.objections oa.debates oa.sparc oa.usa oa.policies oa.mandates oa.consultations oa.advocacy oa.recommendations oa.misunderstandings

Date tagged:

06/06/2020, 09:30

Date published:

06/06/2020, 05:30