As part of our “Year of Open,” UT Libraries hosted CNI Executive Director Clifford Lynch for a public presentation. Titled “Evolving Scholarly Practice and the New Challenges for Scholarly Communications, ” Dr. Lynch discussed multiple topics pertaining to digital scholarship, including data management, digital curation, research replication, and data packaging. He also held a special meeting with UT Librarians to discuss these topics in more depth. Learn more about Clifford Lynch.
Again, thank you for your incredible insight!
Science has just published a short news story about public access policies at federal agencies. They have a really nice chart showing U.S. science agencies, their budgets, their model of dissemination of research articles, estimated # of articles per year, and when the policy starts.
For the full news article: http://news.sciencemag.org/policy/2015/04/u-s-agencies-fall-line-public-access
The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) bill has been reintroduced with bipartisan support. One difference between FASTR and the White House memo of a couple years ago, is that FASTR requires an electronic copy of a journal article resulting from publicly-funded research to be made available within six months of publication.