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US government reveals big changes to open-access policy

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Nature 609, 234-235 (2022)


Updates & Corrections

  • Correction 30 August 2022: An earlier version of this story implied that the administration of Barack Obama asked some 20 federal agencies in 2015 to require grant recipients to deposit their studies in a public repository within a year of publication. This happened in 2013.


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