Support for National Institutes of Health (NIH) Implementation of the Revised Public Access Policy

Johnson, Richard K. Support for National Institutes of Health (NIH) Implementation of the Revised Public Access Policy., 2008 UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished) [Other]


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Comments submitted by SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) in response to the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) “Request for Information: NIH Public Access Policy” issued on March 31, 2008 (73 Federal Register 16881).

Item type: Other
Keywords: US National Institutes of Health, NIH, open access, public access
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > EB. Printing, electronic publishing, broadcasting.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BF. Information policy
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HS. Repositories.
Depositing user: Richard K Johnson
Date deposited: 20 Jun 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11


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