Expanded Public Access: A New Era with New Challenges
David E. Shulenburger, Ph.D.
Former Vice President for Academic Affairs, APLU, and Former Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of Kansas
White House Public Access Policy
On February 22, 2013, the world fundamentally changed for the research community when John P. Holdren, Director of the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, directed that within six months each federal research funding agency with R&D budgets of $100 million or more “…develop a plan to support increased public access to the results of research funded by the Federal Government,” including “peer-reviewed publications and digital data.”