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Sunday, July 17, 2005

URL correction

Yesterday's press release from the Alliance for Taxpayer Access contains an incorrect URL:
"ATA believes that the NIH policy's success will be measured by the number of articles deposited in PubMed Central and made accessible to the public soon after publication," said [Heather] Joseph. "ATA has consistently asked that the NIH provide statistics on the number of papers that are posted on NIH's PubMed Central repository to help gauge the policy's effectiveness. We are very pleased that both the Senate and House have requested this critical data from NIH. Moreover, we commend NIH Director Elias Zerhouni for his positive response to ATA's request to post these critical submission data on the NIH public access website." (To view this document, go to

The correct URL for the Zerhouni letter is (changing .com to .org).