A Group of Open Access Publishers and Others Send Letter to President Trump Supporting Proposed White House Open Access Policy
From the Letter (via Ubiquity Press)
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We, the undersigned organizations, represent leading publishers and non-profit scientific and scholarly societies registered in the United States, or with employees in the United States. We write to you in support of the proposed Administration policy that would mandate immediate open distribution of peer-reviewed journal articles reporting on federally-funded research. We also write to call into question some of the points made in the letter from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) dated December 18, 2019, and to make clear that not all American publishers support the position of this AAP letter.
- Association for Research in Personality Executive Board
- California Digital Library — eScholarship Publishing
- eLife Sciences Publications Ltd.
- F1000 Research Ltd.
- Frontiers Media Inc.
- The MIT Press
- Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science Executive Committee
- Ubiquity Press
Direct to Full Text Letter (approx. 770 words)
Direct to December 18, 2019 AAP Letter
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