November 25, 2020

U. of California, San Francisco Adopts Open Access Policy, Largest Scientific Institution in U.S. to Adopt Policy

From UCSF (University of California, San Francisco): The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions of current and future scientific articles freely available to the public, helping to reverse decades of practice on the part of medical and scientific journal publishers to restrict access to research results. The unanimous vote of the faculty […]

UCSF’s Legacy Tobacco Documents Library to Receive $6.25M for Document Indexing and Access

From the UCSF Web Site: The U.S. Department of Justice filed a proposed consent order today with a federal district court that finalizes requirements for three major tobacco companies to make internal documents public in accordance with an earlier ruling that the companies violated the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. The documents will be […]