Thursday, January 05, 2012

Dear Representatives Issa and Maloney - Are you kidding me? Stop this bill now #ClosedAccess

Should the results of research funded by taxpayer money be freely available? Apparently two in Congress think no - Darrell Issa and Carolyn Maloney have cosponsored a bill that would reverse the NIH open access policies.

Why would they do this? Well, if you follow the money, you can see that they are well supported by Elsevier - one of the publishers vehemently against open access to scientific research results.

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