Statement from ARL, SPARC, and ALA refuting the argument of several publishers of scientific, technical, and medical (STM) journals who argued that proposed legislative changes to the NIH Public Access Policy would violate U.S. treaty obligations under Article 13 of TRIPS and Article 9 of the Berne Convention, and potentially constitute a "compulsory license."
- Open letter from liberal arts college presidents supporting the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009 (Sept. 23, 2009)
- Comments of the Association of Research Libraries Concerning “Public Access Policies for Science and Technology Funding Agencies across the Federal Government”
- Public Access to the Published Results of Publicly Funded Research Will Benefit the Economy, Science, and Health
- Short Talking Points on PubChem/CAS Issue
- Sample Memo for Libraries Regarding NIH Public Access Policy
- Controversial FIRST Bill Moves Forward
- Appropriations Bill Restores Some Funding, Requires Public Access to Federally Funded Research