Archive for October, 2009

Congress Studies Public Access to Federally Funded Research

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The Science and Technology Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, which has oversight of non-defense federal civilian research and development, has convened a scholarly publishing roundtable charged with developing recommendations for government policies that promote public access to the results of federally funded research.  The roundtable, which consists of representatives from university, publisher, librarian, and research communities, released an initial status report this week.

Open Access Week Highlights UCLA’s Commitment to Increased Access to Scholarship

Monday, October 19th, 2009

The first international Open Access Week, meant to raise awareness of issues and benefits surrounding open access, begins today.

The UCLA Library is sponsoring a week of events for faculty, students, administrators, and librarians.