SPEC Kit 300 gathers information on whether and how ARL member libraries are selecting, providing access to, cataloging, hosting, tracking usage of, and promoting the use of open access research literature for their patrons by using established library resources such as the OPAC and link resolvers. It includes documentation from respondents in the form of newsletter articles and blogs, open access and institutional repository Web pages, and collection development and cataloging policies.
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- Letter to James Sensenbrenner and W.J. "Billy" Tauzin re: discussion draft database protection bill (Sept. 4, 2003)
- Appropriations Bill Restores Some Funding, Requires Public Access to Federally Funded Research
- SCOAP3 Open Access Publishing Initiative to Launch January 1
- SPARC Open Access Conference 2014 Registration Now Open