From Creative Commons Both the U.S. House of Representative and Senate have passed the 2014 omnibus appropriations legislation. President Obama is expected to sign the bill shortly. What’s so special about this legislation? Federal agencies with research budgets of at least $100 million per year will be required provide the public with free online access to scholarly articles generated with federal funds no later than 12 months after publication in a peer-reviewed journal.
Sunday, January 19, 2014
Congress Passes Spending Bill Requiring Free Access to Publicly Funded Research; Library Journal, 1/17/14
Gary Price, Library Journal; Congress Passes Spending Bill Requiring Free Access to Publicly Funded Research: