SPARC's Executive Director, Heather Joseph, on NPR's "On the Media"Feb 18, 2012
Listen to Joseph discuss recent backlash against Elsevier and The Research Works Act. Other commentators add to discussion of the Open Access movement.
Public access to federally funded research: SPARC commentsJan 19, 2010
Submitted to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, January 19, 2010
Comments to the National Institutes of Health, March 2008Mar 17, 2008
Alliance response to the NIH call for public comment.
NIH Public Access Policy Letter, 2005May 12, 2005
Soon after the NIH implemented its public access policy, the ATA sent Director Zerhouni a request [PDF] for monthly postings of metrics on its website that would indicate participation in the program.
ATA Actions Response to NIH's Call for Public Comment on PlanNov 15, 2004
The ATA response to NIH’s call for public comment on their public access plan
ATA Actions Letter to the Editor: Los Angeles TimesNov 9, 2004
In response to an editorial
in the Los Angeles Times
supporting "open access" to publicly funded medical research, SPARC Director Rick Johnson responded on behalf of the Alliance with a letter to the editor.