- One RFI is about recommendations on approaches for broad public access and long-term stewardship to peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research. This Alliance for Taxpayer Access summary page is a good summary and links to the original RFI information.
- The other RFI offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for ensuring long-term stewardship and encouraging broad public access to unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. This is the information from the Federal Register about the digital data RFI.
Here are a few other links which you may find interesting:
- The Unexpected Reader - blog post by Kevin Smith from Duke University gives another reason to consider open access publishing when you can
- I'm currently reading Reinventing discovery : the new era of networked science / Michael Nielsen. I'm finding this quite interesting. You may want to put it on your "to-read" list. Here is a book review from THE GUARDIAN, an interview with the author, Michael Nielsen and Michael Nielsen's blog.