Why Is So Much Publicly-Funded Research Unavailable? | WNPR News
"Laura McKenna went looking for information on a medical condition that would help her care for her child. Unfortunately, she couldn't access most of the articles she located without paying as much as thirty-eight dollars for an eight-page report. She never read it. She's not alone. Access to research subsidized by public funds is hard to get unless you're a student or faculty member at a university that pays a high subscription fee to offer the privilege - even though researchers are subsidized with public funds to create the research ..."