University of California: UC Response to Publisher Letter Opposing Immediate Open Access to Federally Funded Research

University of California: UC Response to Publisher Letter Opposing Immediate Open Access to Federally Funded Research. “Ivy Anderson and Jeff MacKie-Mason, who co-chair the team overseeing UC’s publisher negotiations strategy, have provided the following response to a recent open letter in which a number of commercial and society journal publishers voiced their opposition to a policy, rumored to be under discussion by the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy, that would require federally funded research be made freely available to the public immediately upon publication, rather than within 12 months as current policy stipulates.”

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