Why Is So Much Publicly-Funded Research Unavailable? | WNPR News

abernard102@gmail.com 2016-03-09

Summary:

"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 ..."

Link:

http://wnpr.org/post/why-so-much-publicly-funded-research-unavailable#stream/0

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) ¬Ľ abernard102@gmail.com

Tags:

oa.new oa.audio oa.npr oa.publishers oa.business_models oa.medicine oa.biomedicine oa.pharma oa.data

Date tagged:

03/09/2016, 18:50

Date published:

03/09/2016, 13:50