Research Funders Propose Steps to Promote Open Access | Higher Education and academic research |

A group of research funding organizations from around the world today put its weight behind open access (OA) to the scientific literature but stopped short of making concrete policy recommendations for its members. The landscape for research and publishing is too varied to come up with general solutions, leaders of the Global Research Council (GRC) said today at the end of the group's second annual meeting in Berlin. (...) - ScienceInsider, by Martin Enserink on 29 May 2013