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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…

SSP09: Wrap up of day two

Seems like I was at the wrong session at the wrong time – I missed Bilder’s comments and others that have traveled widely on twitter. Search for #ssp09. The opening keynote today was by the current head of ARL, the Association of Research Libraries, Dr Charles B. Lowry.  ARL includes123 major research libraries from the…

SSP09: Wrap up of day one

I wasn’t complete sure what to expect with this conference. There were some old acquaintances from the society publishers who spend a lot of time with the Physics-Astronomy-Mathematics Division at the Special Libraries Association (Hi Tony! Hi Terry!). I also spoke with a representative of IMLS, some other librarians, and Victor from Mendeley. Some sessions…