Virginia’s OA Draft Resolution

“…NOW THEREFORE the Faculty Senate of the University of Virginia hereby adopts
and endorses the following policy to govern copyrights in scholarly articles authored
by the faculty and respectfully asks the Provost to implement this grant of
copyrights and to develop an Open Access Program for the University of Virginia as
provided below…”

PDF version of March 24, 2009 Memorandum on Scholarly Publications and Author’s Rights.

Resolution was presented to Senate on April 9th.

A “we’re doing what Harvard did” approach to be sure, but encouraging to see the tide rising this close to home…

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