The Research Works Act: Two more dissenters

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31


"Open Access advocate PeterSuber is maintaining a page at the Berkman Center listing publishers and societies who oppose the Research Works Act (RWA), otherwise known as HR 3699. Two new entries have recently been added to this page concerning societies that dissent from the RWA. The first entry points to a January 11th post on the Code for Life blog reporting that a letter about the RWA has been sent to members of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) by ISCB executive officer BJ Morrison McKay....The second entry points to a comment on the Savage Minds blog reporting that on January 18th the Executive Board of the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) voted UNANIMOUSLY to pass a resolution opposing the RWA...."


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Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 11:49

Date published:

01/24/2012, 15:24