Emory University Faculty Council Adopts Statement Supporting Open Access Policy

The Emory University Faculty Council has adopted a statement supporting an open access policy for the university.

Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

At its March 15 meeting, the Faculty Council unanimously voted to adopt a statement in support of a Universitywide open access policy to enable immediate, unfettered access to Emory faculty authored scholarly articles. This vote expresses the Council's support for the principle of open access as official University policy. It calls for the creation of a digital repository for Emory scholarship, including an "opt-in" approach to faculty participation and a commitment to minimizing administrative burden by "harvesting" Emory faculty work already available in existing repositories. Pending administrative approval of the principle expressed in

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