The New York Times reports that...
"Faculty members are scheduled to vote on a measure that would permit Harvard to distribute their scholarship online, instead of signing exclusive agreements with scholarly journals that often have tiny readerships and high subscription costs."
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Also for more on this story, Jonathan A. Eisen blogs at The Tree of Life on Wed Feb 13, 2008 "Harvard's Moving To Open Access - Let's Use this to Push for OA at other places".
How much of an impact will a major universities move to endorse Open-Access really have on the scientific publishing industry?