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SUMMARY: With this notice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President, requests input from the community regarding enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from research funded by Federal science and technology agencies. This RFI will be active from December 10, 2009 to January 7, 2010. Respondents…

This is the final in my practice essays before taking the real comps test in the end of July.  I need to correct the record, though. Apparently although all of these questions came from my advisor, he didn’t write them all. These were ones proposed by committee members and rejected for inclusion in the exam.…

Michael J. Kurtz of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics came to speak at MPOW at a gathering of librarians from across the larger institution (MPOW is a research lab affiliated with a large private institution).  He’s an astronomer but more recently he’s been publishing in bibliometrics quite a bit using data from the ADS.  You…

From via Caveat Lector. Position Statement From University Press Directors on Free Access to Scholarly Journal Articles: 1. The undersigned university press directors support the dissemination of scholarly research as broadly as possible. 2. We support the free access to scientific, technical, and medical journal articles no later than 12 months after publication. We understand…