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Thursday, February 15, 2007

EU will support more OA

EU To Support More Cost-Free Access To Research Results, Wall Street Journal, February 15, 2007.  Only this introductory snippet is free for non-subscribers:

The European Commission Thursday said it plans to support more cost-free access to the results of scientific research, a move that could hurt medical publishers such as Reed Elsevier NV (ENL) and McGraw-Hill Cos. (MHP).

Publicly funded research should be available to a broad audience, according to the commission, the European Union's executive arm. The Brussels body on Thursday and Friday....