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December 31, 2007
The Kansas City Star
New law broadens access to research on health

December 21, 2007
The Washington Post
Measure Would Require Free Access To Results of NIH-Funded Research

December 20, 2007
Library Journal
LJ Newsmaker Interviewer: behind the recently rejected "Tasini" settlement

December 18, 2007
The Scientist
Open access lives in NIH bill

November 30, 2007
Outsell, Inc.
US Senate Mandates Open Access - Vive La Revolution?
Note: Restricted to subscribers.

November 14, 2007
The Scientist
Bush vetoes NIH budget increase

November 13, 2007
Washington Post
Making Research Results Available

November 12, 2007
The California Tech
Scientific publishing in need of a fix soon

November 12, 2007
U.S. News & World Report
Making Science Free to All

November 5, 2007
The Journal Times
Open Knowledge, Open Futurel

October 30, 2007
Library Journal
Bill Containing NIH Policy Ready for Conference; Implementation Looms

October 30, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Senators Support Open-Access Measure

October 26, 2007
"Information Today" Preprint
Oh the OA Drama of it All
By Robin Peek

October 26, 2007
How the World Works
Why James Inhofe tried to sabotage open access
By Andrew Leonard

October 25, 2007
Science Daily
Mandate For Public Access To NIH-funded Research Poised To Become Law

October 25, 2007
Library Journal
After Years of Effort, Mandatory NIH Public Access Policy Passes Congress

October 24, 2007
Progressive News Daily
Mandate for Public Access to NIH Research to Become Law

October 24, 2007
The Scientist
Senate passes bill with open access provision
By Andrea Gawrylewski

October 22, 2007
Scientific Blogging
Autism Genome, Phenotype Data Goes Open Access

October 22, 2007
The Huffington Post
Senate Inhofe vs. Public Access to Government Funded Research
By James Love

October 18, 2007
Library Journal
As NIH Policy Hits the Senate, the White House Enters the Picture

October 11, 2007
Economist.com
The love-in

October 10, 2007
The New York Times
File-Sharing Students Fight Copyright Constraints
By Rachel Aviv

October 5, 2007
"Focus on Publishing" Preprint
I Interview Me on Open Access
By Robin Peek

October 4, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Anti-Open-Access Effort by Publishing Group Loses Another University Press

October 2, 2007
The Harvard Crimson
All for Open Access

October 1, 2007
NIH News
NIH Launches Extensive Open-Access Dataset of Genetic and Clinical Data

September 27, 2007
CQ Today
CQ reports LHHS Senate Appropriations bill will be voted on October 15 - 19
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September 26, 2007
Wired Science
Foundations of Science: Research Integrity or Publisher Profits?
By Alexis Madrigal

September 22, 2007
New Scientist
Information wants to be free
By Jim Giles
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September 21, 2007
Wired Science
Traditional Journal Publishers' Anti-Open-Access PR Plan Revealed
By Alexis Madrigal

September 18, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Publishers' Group Tones Down Language in Anti-Open-Access Lobbying Campaign
By Jennifer Howard

September 12, 2007
Open Source
Publisher war against open access
By Dana Blankenhorn

September 12, 2007
Library Journal
ARL Challenges Publishers' PR Campaign Against Open Access Legislation
By Andrew Albanese

September 11, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education
University-Press Leader Quit Publishers' Panel Over Anti-Open-Access Campaign

September 11, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Project of Publishers' Association Is Criticized by Some of Its Members and Open-Access Advocates
By Jennifer Howard

September 10, 2007
The Toronto Star
New research policy a victory for 'open access'
By Michael Geist

September 7, 2007
Research Information
Open access debate gets personal

September 7, 2007
Outsell, Inc.
PRISM - PR For the Anti-Open Access Movement
By Dan Penny

September 5, 2007
UKSG Serials-eNews
The open access debate

September 4, 2007
Michael Geist
CIHR Introduces New Open Access Policy

September 4, 2007
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Open access to health research publications: CIHR unveils new policy

September 4, 2007
Financial Times
The irony of a web without science
By James Boyle

September 3, 2007
European Research Council
Scientific Council of the ERC: Relaunching the European Research Area (ERA)

August 30, 2007
Research! America
U.S. Research Funding Continues to Flatten As U.S. Health Costs Climb --In August 31 Science

August 28, 2007
Salon.com
Science publishers get even stupider

August 24, 2007
Information Research Weblog
Publisher Panic

August 10, 2007
The Honolulu Advertiser
Public deserves access to NIH research work

August 1, 2007
Nature Genetics
Compete, collaborate, compel

July 2007
Nature Cell Biology
Free market science

July 27, 2007
Los Angeles Times
Accessing NIH research

July 24, 2007
Inside Higher Ed
Momentum for Open Access
By Scott Jaschik

July 23, 2007
Information Today, Inc.
House Approves Bill That Mandates NIH Public Access Policy

July 23, 2007
Library Journal
Congress Backs NIH Access Policy, But Publishers Resist
By Andrew Albanese

July 23, 2007
Kantor.com
Public research hidden from the public
By Andrew Kantor

July 20, 2007
Thought Capital
Does open access need patriotism?
By Corey Tomsons

July 20, 2007
Living On the Frontlines
Better Access to Research Papers for Patients
By Heather Kirkwood

July 20, 2007
A Blog Around the Clock
Great News!

July 20, 2007
The Scientific Activist
House Approves Mandatory Public Access to NIH Research Results
By Nick Anthis

July 20, 2007
Wired News
One Small Vote for House, One Giant Leap for Open Science
By Brandon Keim

July 10, 2007
Library Journal Academic Newswire
Battle to Resume as NIH Seeks to Require Deposit in PubMed Central

May 28, 2007
The Star
Science and tech strategy a missed opportunity
By Michael Geist

May 27, 2007
NPR
Big Firms Eye 'Open Innovation' for Ideas
By Adam Davidson

May 14, 2007
UN News Centre
Outgoing chair of UN-backed health assembly urges rapid knowledge-sharing on diseases

May 8, 2007
Library Journal
Government Agencies Call For Public Access to Agency-funded Research

May 2 , 2007
Nature
Share Your Lab Notes

April 30, 2007
AScribe
Genetic Alliance Introduces New Web Resource for Accessing Information on Genetic Diseases

April 27, 2007
The Harvard Crimson
Access For All
By Gregory N. Price and Elizabeth M. Stark

April 15, 2007
LIBRARY JOURNAL
Serial Wars
By Lee C. Van Orsdel & Kathleen Born

April 10 , 2007
INFORMATION WORLD REVIEW
US petition adds weight to OA campaign
By Tracey Caldwell

April 1 , 2007
AMERICAN SCIENTIST
Open Access and the Progress of Science
By Alma Swan

March 29, 2007
CENTER FOR DEMOCRACY & TECHNOLOGY
Groups Urge Lawmakers to Make CRS Reports Available Online

March 14, 2007
WIRED NEWS
Open Access Launches Journal Wars
By Randy Dotinga

March 14, 2007
THE WASHINGTON POST
Seas Yield Surprising Catch of Unknown Genes
By Rick Weiss

March 9 , 2007
THE WASHINGTON POST
Health Findings From Institute To Be Free Online
By Rick Weiss

February 28 , 2007
BBC
Push for open access to research
By Michael Geist

February 26, 2007
THE SCIENTIST
Pharma goes open access
By Stephen Pincock

February 26, 2007
TORONTO STAR
Open Access: Reshaping rules of research
By Michael Geist

February 22, 2007
WIRED NEWS
Senator's Spokesman: Open-Access Bill Will Return
By Randy Dotinga

February 17, 2007
CORDIS NEWS
Commission outlines measures to ensure access to scientific information

February 17, 2007
WALL STREET JOURNAL
EU To Support More Cost-Free Access To Research Results
By Adam Cohen

February 16, 2007
WASHINGTON POST
Let the Light Shine In

February 15, 2007
LIBRARY JOURNAL
Self-Evident? In a Shot at Public Access Advocates, Publishers Release Brussels Declaration

February 15, 2007
THE PARLIAMENT
EU outlines digital age strategy
By Martin Banks

February 15, 2007
INFOWORLD
EU to push online publication of scientific data
By Paul Meller

February 14, 2007
BERKELEYAN
Free-science movement gains a foothold at Berkeley Mega-publishers still control most research, but authors, librarians, and politicians are calling for change
By Barry Bergman

February 13, 2007
PLOS BIOLOGY
Open Access to Research Is in the Public Interest
By Bevin P. Engelward and Richard J. Roberts

February 12, 2007
FORBES
Biology Goes Open Source
By Matthew Herper and Robert Langreth

February 9, 2007
INFORMATION WORLD REVIEW
The perils of PR pitbulling - Men like Eric Dezenhall, the PR agent at the centre of the debate, contribute nothing to debates and lower the perceived value of an industry – and no-one wins if that happens
By Mark Chillingworth

February 7, 2007
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION - NEWS BLOG
Cell-Biology Journal Embraces Open Access and Says It Still Makes Money

February 6, 2007
INFORMATION WORLD REVIEW
Leaked Plan to Attack Open Access has Science in an Uproar - PR advice backfires in exposed email thread
By Mark Chillingworth

February 3 , 2007
BMJ
Publishers hire PR heavyweight to defend themselves against open access
By Owen Dyer

January 30, 2007
THE GUARDIAN
Nobel prize winners join calls to open research to all
By Richard Wray

January 29, 2007
SALON
The pit bull of public relations reveals all
By Andrew Leonard

January 26, 2007
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
Open Access to Science Under Attack - Advocates of open access to scientific research may find themselves under fire from high-profile public relations flaks and high- powered lobbying groups.
By David Biello

January 26, 2007
WASHINGTON POST
Publishing Group Hires 'Pit Bull of PR' - Association Turns to Dezenhall to Fight Patient Advocacy Groups
By Rick Weiss

January 26, 2007
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Publishers' Group Reportedly Hires P.R. Firm to Counter Push for Free Access to Research Results
By Susan Brown

January 26, 2007
THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Study Shows Patents Don't Hurt Science
By Goldie Blumenstyk

January 25, 2007
NATURE
PR’s ‘pit bull’ takes on open access
By Jim Giles

January 24, 1007
CENTER FOR MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY
Dezenhall Tells Publishers: Openness is Censorship

January 10, 2007
CORDIS NEWS
EURAB proposes making open access obligatory for FP7 research

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