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New milestone for MIT Faculty Open Access Policy

43% of faculty articles now being shared

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FASTR Act for public access to research passes first hurdle in Senate

On July 29th, a US Senate panel approved the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act, a bill that would require the largest federal agencies to make…

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NIH, NOAA, USDA release public access plans

New requirements for authors

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OA research in the news: Tackling diversity in philosophy

There has long been a push to increase diversity in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. And for good reason: women and minorities have been underrepresented in these…

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MIT Faculty Open Access Policy yields 3.1M downloads & many thankful readers

As of the end of May 2015, downloads of articles deposited in relation to the MIT Faculty Open Access Policy topped 3.1 million on a total of approximately…

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OA research in the news: MIT students Hack to the Future

Emmett “Doc” Brown was certainly clever: he made the world’s first time machine out of a…

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