Good News for Science

A new policy memorandum from Dr. John Holdren of the Office of Science and Technology Policy requires Federal agencies to develop plans to make the published results and digital data of federally funded research freely available to the public within 12 months of publication.

For more information, including the full-text of the memorandum:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/02/22/expanding-public-access-results-federally-funded-research

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/02/25/white-house-pushes-open-access-taxpayer-funded-research