The federal mandate for open access: Is there a downside?

The federal mandate for publicly funded research to be open is set to go into effect. Joseph Esposito describes some possible scenarios that may implicate the long term preservation of publicly funded research as a result of the way the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has gone about implementing the program. Read more here at the Scholarly Kitchen Blog. The National Research Council (NRC)Office-Of-Science-And-Technology-Policy is holding hearings in May with a deadline of May 8th to register.

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