Open Access Publications Surge with NIH Mandate

In November 2012 the National Institutes of Health announced that in spring 2013 it would be enforcing its 2008 Public Access Policy (PAP) by not awarding non-competing grant continuations to those grantees who were not in compliance with the PAP - that is, with publications resulting from NIH grants submitted to the open access repository, … Continue reading Open Access Publications Surge with NIH Mandate

Escaping the Paywall: Taxpayer-funded research will be free

Over the summer I wrote about a We the People petition asking the White House to mandate measures similar to the NIH Public Access Policy (in place since 2008)for more Federal agencies.  A quick review, the NIH PAP  has results from NIH-funded projects (eventually) published in open access journals and repositories. That petition has gotten … Continue reading Escaping the Paywall: Taxpayer-funded research will be free

NIHPAP Compliance Changes

A new notice, NOT-OD-12-160, was posted last week by the National Institutes of Health in regards to compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy that explictly states: ****************************** ....Since 2008, compliance with the NIH public access policy has been a statutory requirement and a term and condition of all grant awards and cooperative agreements. NIH and its awardees have … Continue reading NIHPAP Compliance Changes