Open Access News

News from the open access movement

Monday, August 04, 2003

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has always been a major supplier of open-access literature (250,000 titles, 32 million downloads every month). But now it will supply fewer print editions of the same titles. As part of a larger move to save money and refocus the agency on electronic-only publication, it will close the 13 GPO bookstores located outside Washington DC.