Fall Forum 2006: Universities Rethink Publishing
Proceedings of the 2006 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Strategies." Sarah E. Thomas presents on the DPubS Digital Publishing System.
Fall Forum 2006: Rights Management for Public Access: Engaging and Supporting Faculty at MIT
Proceedings of the 2006 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Strategies."
Improving Access to Publicly Funded Research: Policy Issues and Practical Strategies: Welcoming Remarks
Welcoming remarks from the October 2006 forum co-sponsored by AAU, ARL, CNI, NASULGC, and SPARC.
Cornyn Remarks on Federal Research Public Access Act
Senator Cornyn introduces the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006, "legislation that will refine the work done by NIH and require that the federal government's leading underwriters of research adopt meaningful public access policies."
Letter to John Cornyn re: Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 (May 2, 2006)
Letter supporting the Federal Research Public Access Act of 2006 on behalf of six national library associations.
NIH Public Access Policy FAQ
This FAQ document from 2007 answers questions that have been raised concerning the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Policy on Enhanced Public Access to NIH-Funded Research. It can help respond to queries concerning the NIH policy that arise from different constituencies on campus.
ARL Comments on NIH Public Access Policy
In this October 2004 letter, Prudence Adler writes on behalf of the Association of Research Libraries to express ARL's strong support for the NIH proposal to provide freely available online access to NIH-funded manuscripts via PubMed Central. There are many aspects of the NIH plan that ARL endorses and ARL applauds NIH's leadership in promoting this balanced initiative.
Letter to Elias A. Zerhouni re: NIH Public Access Policy (Aug. 31, 2004)
Letter from library associations to director of National Institutes of Health (NIH), expressing strong support of the NIH proposal to provide freely available online access to NIH-funded manuscripts via PubMedCentral.