Senate Hearings Examine Public Access and Scholarly Publication Interests

Thursday, March 29, 2012

he Senate Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight held a hearing on March 29, 2012 to receive testimony about the issues surrounding public access to federally-funded research. The Subcommittee's web site contains the hearing charter and links to written statements from the experts that testified, including Stuart Schieber, Director of the Office for Scholarly Communications at Harvard University. Harvard is one of the members of the Coalition of Open Access Institutions (COAPI), co-founded at KU. A webcast of the hearing is available.

For more information, see the subcommittee's web site.

  • Ada Emmett
    Director, Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries
  • Josh Bolick
    Scholarly Communication Librarian
    Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication & Copyright, KU Libraries
  • Marianne Reed
    Digital Initiatives Coordinator
    Digital Initiatives & Discovery Services, KU Libraries
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