Posts Tagged ‘Open Access’

Following up on the idea of publicly-accessible Federally funded research, Fabio at Orgtheory has posted a poll. Go take it.

As a bonus, you can use the poll as an example of how not to write survey questions in your Research Methods courses this semester.

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As reported here, a recent congressional appropriations bill “requires that scientific research funded by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education be placed in a free online repository within 12 months of their publication in a peer-reviewed journal.” If this is signed into law it will be interesting to see if it is actually enforced, since publicly funded data is also supposed to be made available to the public.

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