65 Publishers and Partners Currently Endorsing CHORUS Proposal
The CHORUS (Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States) web page on the Association for American Publishers web site has been updated.
A list of signatories now shows 65 publishers and other resource partners endorsing the plan. Here’s the complete list.
The CHORUS page also contains an FAQ with 14 questions and answers.
For an in-depth intro to CHORUS take a look at, “Publishers Offer CHORUS as Solution to Federal Open Access Requirements” by Meredith Schwartz (via LJ).
Schwartz has also written a detailed look at the SHARE plan that was introduced by ARL, APLU, and AAU. See, “ARL Launches Library-Led Solution to Federal Open Access Requirements” (via LJ)
See Also: Earlier this week the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) expressed their views in the blog post, “Dear Officials: Don’t Be Deceived by CHORUS… Adopt Real Open Access Policies”
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