US: Split over open accessInside Higher Ed.
The stance of the presses has pitted the publishing arm of higher education increasingly against many other parts of academe, as many scholars and librarians are enthusiasts for open access, and a growth number of college and university faculties are backing the idea. Now 10 university press directors are coming forward to announce jointly that they also support the idea. And while they don't specifically identify the legislation that the AAUP is backing, they make clear that they don't back it at all.
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