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Scientific Societies Lay Out 'Free Access' Principles

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Science  26 Mar 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5666, pp. 1959
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5666.1959b

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Stung by criticism that they are preventing the public from getting easy access to technical information, a U.S. coalition of 48 nonprofit scientific societies last week issued a statement highlighting efforts to provide "free access" to their journals.