[Irtalk] Taxpayers spend $140 billion funding science each year — but can't access many of the results - Vox

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 16:16:46 SAST 2015

*If the US federal government made publishing in an open-access journal a
condition of getting a grant,* said Eisen, the flood gates of science would
open. The government controls the biggest pot of money for science funding,
after all, and if they enacted a rule that research they paid for had to be
immediately available to the public, *scientists would need to turn to
open-access journals and traditional journals would need to change their
predatory ways*.

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