Despite opposition from scholarly groups and publishers, provosts of 25 top universities back plan for public databases of research findings.
Dozens of liberal arts presidents issue statement backing legislation to put federally sponsored research online, free.
Reports on Bush ambitions for presidential library have SMU professors doubting the university should push to be host.
Bush institute at SMU would report to Bush foundation, not the university. Does that protect academic interests, or endanger them?
Middlebury's history professors, as a department, tell students they can't cite the popular (and not always accurate) Web encyclopedia.
Archivists see dispute at SMU as chance to focus attention on whether presidential libraries are losing access to key documents.
Group tries to outline how open access would affect scholarly publishing -- and pushes to include monographs in the discussion.
New bill would nullify Bush's 2001 restrictions on the release of presidential documents.
Full House of Representatives could vote soon to overturn executive order historians and archivists say has hindered research.
Small liberal arts colleges join the growing movement to deal with limitations of students' research abilities.
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