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Support FASTR for open access to research.

Support FASTR for open access to research. | Library & Information Science | Scoop.it

The Electronic Frontier Foundation launch a petition for open access to research.

Government agencies like the National Science Foundation invest millions of taxpayer dollars into scientific research every year, and yet you — the taxpayer — don't have access to the results unless you pay thousands of dollars to buy academic journals.

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And another call to US students :

Students: Get Your University Press to Support FASTR

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/03/students-get-university-press-support-fastr

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New Bill Helps Expand Public Access to Scientific Knowledge

New Bill Helps Expand Public Access to Scientific Knowledge | Library & Information Science | Scoop.it

Internet users around the world got a Valentine's Day present yesterday in the form of new legislation that requires U.S. government agencies to improve public access to federally funded research.

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