Health Science Librarians of Ilinois

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HSLI Supports Illinois Senate Bill 1900

HSLI President Stacey Knight-Davis has sent a letter to Governor Quinn encouraging him to sign Illinois Senate Bill 1900 into law.  Titled
the Open Access to Research Articles Act, this bill outlines the creation of task forces at Illinois public universities to consider how universities can  further open access goals.  Full text of SB 1900 is available at the link below.

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=1900&GAID=12&DocTypeID=SB&SessionID=85&GA=98

The letter also encouraged Governor Quinn to support increased  funding for libraries at public universities so that resources would be available for new open access initiatives.

 

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