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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Canada's LAC supports OA for publicly-funded research

Heather Morrison, Canadian Digital Information Strategy and Open Access, Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics, October 30, 2007.  Excerpt:

Library and Archives Canada has released their Canadian Digital Information Strategy consultation document. Comments are due November 23rd. (Thanks to Michael Geist).

This Strategy document contains much that is relevant to open access, particularly Challege 3: Maximizing Access and Use.
In particular, let us applaud and support:

3.3 Provide timely and open online access to Canada's public information and publicly-funded research information and data.