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Sign Whitehouse petition for Open Access to Research (US/non-US)

Discussion in 'Latest ME/CFS Research' started by oceanblue, May 30, 2012.

  1. oceanblue

    oceanblue Senior Member

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    note to moderators: although this would normally go in the advocacy forum, here seems the right place to post as paywalls are a huge problem for those of us interested in the Latest Research.

    Fed up of not being able to access that key paper?
    Please sign the petition for Open Acces to Federal Government-funded research

    ETA: you need to register with the site, but that only involves entering first name/last name and email address. That's it.

    This is appeal reached me from eLife, the new Open Access journal being set up to rival top journals like Nature and Science:

    from their website:
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  2. Merry

    Merry Senior Member

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    Done. Thanks, oceanblue.
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  3. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

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    Ta OB.
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  4. Battery Muncher

    Battery Muncher Senior Member

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    Thanks for flagging this up, oceanblue. I've signed the petition.
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  5. Xandoff

    Xandoff Michael

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    One and Done!
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    Done. Thanks for letting us know about this.
  7. Hell...Hath...No...Fury..

    Hell...Hath...No...Fury.. Senior Member

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  8. K2 for Hope

    K2 for Hope ALways Hoping

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    I believe we can only sign once and I've already signed. If anyone knows different, please let me know.

    Thanks for posting. I believe this should be an inherent right!
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    oceanblue Senior Member

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    Just to say this has now reached the minimum target of 25,000 signatories which means it will at least pass across the desk of the Chief of Staff - thanks to all those who have signed to date.The petition remains open until19 June and the more that sign the more weight it will carry, so please do sign it if you haven't already. Thanks.

    Please sign the petition
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