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NSF mandates (sort of) open access

March 24, 2015

See here.

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.

  1. March 24, 2015 6:25 pm

    awesome news, planning to blog on this also at some pt. fyi the link is 404. typo?

  2. April 1, 2015 6:56 pm

    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?

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