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NIH goes open access

The US National Institute of Health has become the first major US agency to require those who receive public money to make their results available to the public. Within twelve months of publication researchers have to make their articles available at PubMed Central, the National Library of Medicine’s online archive, according to an article at Science Codex.

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2 Responses to “NIH goes open access”

  1. ha, is that so private pharmaceutical corporations can immediately benefit without having to sponsor or hire?

  2. […] agency.”  The creation of this law has been lauded by scientists, researchers, librarians, and other supporters of open access to government-sponsored information. […]

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