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House Weighs Proposal to Block Mandatory 'Open Access'

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Science  19 Sep 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5896, pp. 1621
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5896.1621a

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Last week, members of a powerful House committee held the first-ever congressional hearing on a controversial policy requiring researchers to make their papers freely available to the public at a U.S. National Institutes of Health Web site--and floated a proposal to overturn it.