Any funding bodies that compel open access publications?

From: Jim Till <till_at_UHNRES.UTORONTO.CA>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 07:34:30 -0500

On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Jan Velterop wrote [on the Subject:
Re: Draft Policy for Self-Archiving University Research Output]:

[jv]> Institutions, and funding bodies, asserting their right to compel
[jv]> open access publication (be it in open access journals or on
[jv]> institutional archives or ideally both, for maximum impact) of any
[jv]> research supported by them would be the singlemost effective step
[jv]> towards the success of open access, to the benefit of science, the
[jv]> researchers themselves, the institutions and funding agencies, and
[jv]> society as a whole.

Are there any examples of granting agencies which currently require open
access publication of research for which they provided the majority of

Jim Till
University of Toronto
Received on Fri Jan 10 2003 - 12:34:30 GMT

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