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S.2096 Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Feb 09, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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  • 100% of users support S.2096

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    • Alliance for Taxpayer Access

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    • National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

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    • Association of Research Libraries

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    • American Medical Student Association

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    • Right to Research Coalition

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    • American Dental Association

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    • Federal Research Public Access Act: An Update - March 07, 2012 by EDUCAUSE | Blogs - On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen.

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      As noted by EDUCAUSE | Blogs on March 07, 2012, "On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen." (/url?q=http://blog.janusuniversity.edu/federal-research-public-access-act-an-update/&sa=U&ei=l-FZT4erEYKusQK3zencDQ&ved=0CC4QmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEbtsihckOxStA8j125QC8Ji2TPqQ)
    • Federal Research Public Access Act: An Update - March 07, 2012 by EDUCAUSE | Blogs - On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen.

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      As noted by EDUCAUSE | Blogs on March 07, 2012, "On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen." (/url?q=http://blog.janusuniversity.edu/federal-research-public-access-act-an-update/&sa=U&ei=DY5YT96MLun9sQKPuuHNDQ&ved=0CC4QmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEO2fztZbpfhDwbknhLTm60Wh8Kzw)
    • Federal Research Public Access Act: An Update - March 06, 2012 by EDUCAUSE | Blogs - On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen.

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      As noted by EDUCAUSE | Blogs on March 06, 2012, "On March 5, 2012, a group of 81 scholarly journal publishers sent a letter in strong opposition to the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA) (S. 2096 and H.R. 4004) to Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), and Sen." (/url?q=http://blog.janusuniversity.edu/federal-research-public-access-act-an-update/&sa=U&ei=2zpXT_zyIcbY2gXD8-nrDg&ved=0CC4QmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEiC26a2-W2uje0GOLlg1pTdfGXlg)

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