More bang for the taxpayer's buck

Brooks, Janet Rae
March 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/11/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 6, p672
Academic Journal
The article discusses the National Institutes of Health directive that requires researchers to send copies of their final manuscripts to the National Library of Medicine's PubMed Central database. Issued on January 11, 2008, the directive mandated the researchers to comply with the federal agency's public-access policy. The manuscripts will be made available to the public a year after publication in peer-reviewed journals. Executive director of the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Heather Joseph that the directive gave them new resource to do the things they haven't done before due to the advent of technology.


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