Background

Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Memorandum on Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research, February 22, 2013

"G8 science ministers endorse open access," The Times Higher Education, June 14, 2013.

G8 Science Ministers Statement London UK, 12 June 2013 on improving "the transparency, coherence, and coordination of the global scientific research enterprise...," June 12, 2013.

"Universities and Libraries Envision a 'Federated System' for Public Access to Research," The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 7, 2013.

"SHared Access Research Ecosystem (SHARE)," Draft proposal from the Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Association of Research Libraries, June 7, 2013. (pdf)

"NIH Request for Information (RFI): Input on Development of a NIH Data Catalog," National Institutes of Health, June 6, 2013.

"Understanding Chorus," Association of American Publishers, June 5, 2013. (no longer available online; link is to archived version at the Internet Archive)

"Publishers Propose Public-Private Partnership to Support Access to Research," The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 4, 2013.

"Accessibility, sustainability, excellence: how to expand access to research publications," Report of the Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings (aka The Finch Report), June 2012.