org/issues/frpaa/>, and various letters in opposition to FRPAA
posted on the website of the Washington DC Principles for Free Access to Science <http://www.
113) The Association of American Publishers stated that the FRPAA, "if passed, will seriously jeopardize the integrity of the scientific publishing process, and is a duplicative effort that places an unwarranted burden on research investigators.
With respect to the FRPAA, see, for example, Press Release, Am.
this happens, then FRPAA
may harm, rather than promote, the public
On July 29, the Information Policy, Census and National Archives Subcommittee of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held the first-ever hearing on FRPAA
dealing with the issue of public access to federally funded research.
As with the Senate bill, the FRPAA
would unlock unclassified research funded by agencies such as the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Education, Department of Energy, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Science Foundation.
His support for FRPAA
and opposition to the Conyers bill--anticipated but not yet public--could make all the difference.
OA has generated its own language and its own share of acronyms as well--the true indicator of an "insider" language (RCUK, FRPAA