Lastest WNYLRC Blog Posts

Senate Passes FASTR
posted Friday, July 31, 2015
We may think our elected officials do little but jockey for the most jibes against the “other side” but this week the Senate at least passed The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act.  This simple act would require science agencies to make freely available to the public the research papers they fund […]

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OCLC Extends Cut-Off Date
posted Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Here is a posting from OCLC that bears reprinting here for all FirstSearch users: Based on member feedback, OCLC has decided to extend unlimited access to FirstSearch beyond the announced date of December 31, 2015 to a to-be-determined date in late 2016. Per-search access to FirstSearch will end on December 31, 2015 as previously communicated. […]

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