Open Access to Research Controversy

The Chronicle of Higher Education's March 6, 2009 edition includes the article "A New Push to Unlock University-Based Research"    The article describes the tension between traditional publishing channels and the new open source approach.

You may be interested in also reading "The University’s Role in the Dissemination of Research and Scholarship – A Call to Action", prepared by the Association of American Universities, the Association of Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges .