Daniel Biss

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AB 609: California Leads On Open Access To Publicly Funded Research

Lisa Peet | Library Journal | November 6, 2014

California has become the first state to mandate open access for the products of some taxpayer-funded research. On September 29 Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act, coauthored by Assemblyman Brian Nestande (R–Palm Desert) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D–Los Angeles)...

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Biss Bill Seeks To Break Academic Journal Cartel

Bill Smith | Evanston Now | April 25, 2013

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) wants Illinois’ state universities to join the hundreds of institutions worldwide that have “open access” policies to make taxpayer-funded research available to the public at no cost. Read More »

Senator Revising Proposed Research Release Mandate

Christine Des Garennes | The News-Gazette | April 7, 2013

A state senator who has proposed making the results of publicly funded research more widely available is amending his legislation after receiving pushback from some in academia. Read More »