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Associations Encourage Comments on Federal Public Access Plans

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.”

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