Fwd: Central versus institutional self-archiving
harnad at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Aug 30 12:22:33 EST 2004
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Heather Morrison wrote:
> hi Stevan,
> Is there any chance you might consider sending a strong, clear signal
> to the effect that you support the NIH proposal, just as it is?
Sure, here's a strong, clear signal:
I strongly support the House/NIH proposal to mandate the self-archiving of
NIH funded research.
I have suggested a small amendment that would make the proposal even
stronger and more effective (drop the PMC stipulation and just mandate
self-archiving). To (try to) amend is not to oppose but to (try to)
ameliorate. I hope that small amendment will be adopted, but even if it
is not, I strongly support the House/NIH proposal, as it is.
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