We wanted to share with you all an excellent presentation made to the UW Faculty Senate Executive Committee on a possible proposal to strengthen the UW’s commitment to open access publishing. This is coming out of the Faculty Senate Council on Research, with significant involvement by the Libraries.
Increasing the Visibility of UW Scholarship. Open Access for journal articles at UW by Juliya Ziskina, Ben Marwick, Tim Jewell, Mel DeSart, and Thom Deardorff
This is building on the recent Open Access resolution passed by the UW Graduate and Professional Student Senate:
And a 2009 Senate Resolution Concerning Scholarly Publishing Alternatives and Authors’ Rights: http://www.lib.washington.edu/scholpub/actions/openaccessresolution/view