Former SIU doctors promote free access to medical researchNov 26, 2012
Dean Olsen, The State Journal-Register, November 25, 2012
Sign the White House Petition on Open Access to Research Today!May 21, 2012
We now have a brief, critical window of opportunity to demonstrate that we as a community firmly believe should be a high priority for the Administration to act on right now. To help accomplish this, today, May 21st, a petition
calling for Public Access to all Federally Funded Research has been posted to the White House's "We the People" Website. If the petition garners 25,000 signatures within 30 days, it will be reviewed by White House staff, and considered for action.
CU Leaders Back Bill that Would Increase Access to Academic JournalsMay 7, 2012
Brittany Anas, Times Call, May 6, 2012
University of Colorado leaders are advocating for a legislative bill that, if passed by Congress, would make academic journals -- which have been soaring in cost -- more accessible.
NIMH Director's BlogApr 30, 2012
Thomas R. Insel, M.D., National Institute of Mental Health, April 26, 2012
Information Needed to Treat Put Beyond Physicians' ReachApr 30, 2012
P. Logan Weygandt, The Baltimore Sun
, April 29, 2012. Free online access to medical journal articles must be the norm.
FRPAA in the Spotlight: Public Access Bill featured in Congressional Briefing, Two Dozen Bipartisan Co-sponsors add their Support.Mar 20, 2012
Fresh on the heels of yesterday’s well-attended Congressional briefing on the issue of public access to the results of taxpayer funded research, 24 new bipartisan co-sponsors have officially been added to the roster of supporters for H.R. 4004, The Federal Research Public Access Act.
Make Tax-funded Scientific Research PublicMar 8, 2012Newsday
Editorial, February 24, 2012
Reps. Issa and Maloney Issue Statement on RWAFeb 29, 2012
"The American people deserve to have access to research for which they have paid. This conversation needs to continue and we have come to the conclusion that the Research Works Act has exhausted the useful role it can play in the debate. As such, we want Americans concerned about access to research and other participants in this debate to know we will not be taking legislative action on HR 3699, the Research Works Act."
Next Steps in Public Access: Tell your Representatives to Support FRPAAFeb 29, 2012
While the RWA and its damaging implications is no longer an immediate threat, action is still needed to cement stronger footing for public access on Capitol Hill. Education on and support for The Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) is now more important than ever.