This from the Houses of Parliament in the UK

On January 25th, 2012 Chandrika Nath posted a piece entitled Open Access to Scientific Information on the UK’s Houses of Parliament website:

“The internet has transformed the nature of scientific research, opening up new ways to collect, use and disseminate scientific information. This has led to increased demand for access to such information. Open Access (OA) to scientific journal publications means making them freely available online, rather than charging readers to view them. OA to research data means making research data more widely available for re-use by others to support research, innovation and wider public use. ”

Go to the page and download the full report here: