All For OA

With a unanimous vote, the MIT faculty approved a university-wide open-access mandate. Peter Suber posts the contents of the measure: "Each Faculty member grants to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology nonexclusive permission to make available his or her scholarly articles and to exercise the copyright in those articles for the purpose of open dissemination." Suber adds that the institute-wide unanimous vote is a big step forward for the OA movement.

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