Information R/evolutionLast Updated on 2009-11-22 00:00:00Why is regular keyword search not enough? Why does the Web need a directory system? Watch this video to open your horizons to the richness of information found all around us...
This video explores the changes in the way we find, store, create, critique, and share information. This video was created as a conversation starter, and works especially well when brainstorming with people about the near future and the skills needed in order to harness, evaluate, and create information effectively. - Michael Wesch, Kansas State University
Support The Federal Research Public Access ActLast Updated on 2009-07-07 00:00:00Federal Research Public Access Act (S.1373)
Sponsors Cornyn (R-TX) and Lieberman (I-CT) (2009)
June 26, 2009
Call to action: Tell Congress you support the Federal Research Public Access Act
Senator Lieberman in the Congressional Record, June 26
June 25, 2009
Taxpayer Alliance applauds bill to broaden access to federal research results - Federal Research Public Access Act introduced today
Sens. Cornyn & Lieberman Team Up To Increase Public Access To Taxpayer Funded Research
Every year, the federal government funds tens of billions of dollars in basic and applied research. Most of this funding is concentrated within 11 departments/agencies (e.g., National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Energy). The research results typically are reported in articles published in a wide variety of... More »
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