H. R. 5037

As reported by the OA Librarian, Open Education News, and others, the Federal Research Public Access Act has been introduced in the US House. taxpayeraccess.org has more detail and information about how you can get involved. The awesome Govtracker is currently showing H. R. 5037 has having been referred to the House Subcommittee on Oversight … Read more

Harnad’s Response to my Pay Twice Post

Stevan Harnad takes issue with my Pay Twice argument. Since we’re both on the same team here, surely he won’t mind a response to his response. David Wiley’s version of the double-payment objection is only partly correct. To the extent that both research funding and research library funding are paid by the tax-payer, there is … Read more