University of Maryland Senate just voted down an open access resolution, 37-24.
"Faculty sens. battle over open access"
Here is a copy of the actual resolution entitled "Resolution on Open Access
to Scholarly Publications, Faculty Affairs Committee Draft of 2/27/09"
If any students or faculty are interested in responding in favor of
promoting open access on campus, please contact me [log in to unmask]
Center for Information Policy and E-Government
College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
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