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Open Access – a funder’s perspective

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Bibliothèque numérique de l’enssib Ce document est « tous droits réservés ». Il est protégé par le droit d’auteur et le code de la propriété intellectuelle. Il est strictement interdit de le reproduire, dans sa forme ou son contenu, totalement ou partiellement, sans un accord écrit de son auteur. Open Access – a funder’s perspective Walport, Mark Director – the Wellcome trust l’ensemble des documents mis en ligne par l’enssib sont accessibles à partir du site : http://www.enssib.fr/bibliotheque-numerique/ Integrating Europe! New partnerships across old borders, 29 juin au 2 juillet 2004 33e congrès lIBEr Walport, Mark. open access – a funder’s perspective. In 33th LIBER Annual General Conference, Integrating Europe! New partnerships across old borders, Saint-Pétersbourg, du 29 juin au 2 juillet 2004 [en ligne]. Format pDF. Disponible sur : <http://www.enssib.fr/bibliotheque-numerique/notice-1412> Open Access – a funder’s perspective Dr Mark Walport Director, The Wellcome Trust The Human Genome Project Clinical and Experimental Immunology Journal of Immunology The present The web has transformed access to research results ……almost Funded by the Wellcome Trust ……and this is why it matters Why is open access important to the Trust? • Web developments have created a new publishing model - not fully realised whilst access mediated through subscriptions and bundle deals. ?90% of NHS-funded research available online full text ?30% immediately available to public ?Only 40% immediately available to NHS staff • Consistent with genome sequence release/access position • Freely accessible dissemination of Trust-funded research is fundamental to our mission • We pay for the research but do not have easy access to the results Shouldn’t those who pay for the research be able to read it? • Over 90% of research funded in UK universities is public money (government, research councils and charities) “..Speak to pe

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