Education democratizationMay 13, 2013The Daily Californian
, Editorial, May 13, 2013
CAMPUS ISSUES: The university needs to ensure academic research is openly accessible to members of the general public regardless of status.
Former SIU doctors promote free access to medical researchNov 26, 2012
Dean Olsen, The State Journal-Register, November 25, 2012
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.
MAJOR RESEARCH INSTITUTION LEADERS SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO ENSURE PUBLIC ACCESS TO PUBLICLY FUNDED RESEARCHMay 3, 2010
The provosts and presidents of 27 major private and public research institutions have voiced their support for the Federal Research Public Access Act in an “Open Letter to the Higher Education Community,” released Friday by the Harvard University Provost. The Act, first introduced in the Senate last year, was introduced in the House of Representatives on April 15. The letter signals expanded support for public access to publicly funded research among the largest research institutions in the U.S.
Harvard University Provost supports FRPAAJul 16, 2009
The following letter in support of Senate bill S.1373 was sent to the senators representing Harvard University, with similar letters to the sponsoring senators and the chairman and ranking member of the Homeland Security Committee.