Librarians Leap to the Aid of Researchers Whose Funding Will Soon Depend on Open Access

Claire Stewart, of the University of Minnesota Libraries, expects "a busy fall" of helping researchers whose work must now be made freely available to the public.

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As more federal agencies begin requiring grant recipients to make research results freely available to the public, college librarians have taken on a new role: helping researchers comply with open-access rules.

A February 2013 memorandum from the...

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