The debate over open access to federally funded research rages on. The Obama administration's Office of Science and Technology Policy will soon submit a report to Congress on how to deal with the contentious issues of how government-financed scientific research should be disseminated in the digital age.

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In a related turn of events, publishing giant Elsevier has withdrawn it's support for the Research Works Act, a bill that was already essentialy DOA in Congress.

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