NSF-sponsored papers should be freely available no more than 12 months after publication in a journal.
This is not perfect, but a step in the right direction. Computer scientists should insist that conference proceedings are treated the same way, and made freely available no more than 12 months after publication.
Hat tip: Lance Fortnow.
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awesome news, planning to blog on this also at some pt. fyi the link is 404. typo?
ok link works now. decided to blog on this also: big cyber/ network science milestones, arxiv/ NSF open access. fyi you guys dont have trackbacks turned on at this blog do you?