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Bill to mandate online access to federally funded research

A new Senate bill introduced by John Cornyn (R, Texas), would require that taxpayers receive free online access to journal articles containing federally funded research within six months of the articles’ publication. Agencies would have to preserve the manuscripts in a stable, digital repository that provides free public access, interoperability and long-term preservation.

  • Bill to expand online access to research, by Aliya Sternstein, Federal Computer Week, May 3, 2006.
  • CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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