US health agency scales down plans for free, online research resultsBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7484.165-a (Published 20 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:165
- Zosia Kmietowicz
The US health agency, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has modified its plans to make the results of nationally funded research available free of charge after pressure from scientific publishers who claim the policy will damage their profits.
Instead of making the results available on a publicly accessible website within six months of publication in a scientific journal, as originally planned, the agency has extended the deadline for posting results to a year.
Many supporters of public access have …
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