May 17, 2022

“A Dozen National Science Advisers Ask Publishers to Make All Coronavirus Research Available For AI”

From Geek Wire:

Science advisers for the White House and 11 other national governments are asking publishers around the world to provide free and open access to all research relating to coronaviruses.

  • The world’s top scientific publishers, such as Science and Nature, traditionally charge for access to their marquee journals. But in a letter issued today, the science advisers say “timely access is critical” as the world responds to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.