What the UC “open access” policy should say

abernard102@gmail.com 2012-05-08


“The joint faculty senate of the ten campuses of the University of California has floated a trial balloon ‘open access’ policy. I, of course, laud the effort to move the ball forward on open access, but the proposed policy falls short in two key ways. 1) The rights reserved by the University are too limited. Rather than granting UC the right to redistribute the article, the policy should place all scholarly works produced by UC faculty under a Creative Commons Attribution License. 2) There should be no ‘opt-out’ provision. Here is my edited version of the proposal (my additions are in green)..." [Use the link above to see the edits referred to by the blogger.]




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Date tagged:

05/08/2012, 07:31

Date published:

05/07/2012, 17:08