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What is CHORUS?

The Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) is a not-for-profit public-private partnership to increase public access to peer-reviewed publications that report on federally funded research. Conceived by publishers, CHORUS: Provides a solution for agencies to comply with the OSTP memo on public access to peer-reviewed scientific publications reporting on federally-funded research … Continue reading

Welcome Susan Spilka — Our New Marketing and Communications Director

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Spilka as CHORUS’ Marketing and Communications Director, effective 2 September 2014. Susan joins CHORUS by way of Wiley, where she led Corporate Communications for two decades, and served as the company’s chief spokesperson during a period of tremendous company and industry change. No stranger to the … Continue reading

CHORUS Moves Forward!

Important CHORUS milestones were achieved since Friday: The DOE’s announcement that it will be collaborating with CHORUS as part of its effort to public access to peer-reviewed articles reporting on DOE-funded research. CHORUS’ move from our pilot phase into production. These are important steps, but they are just a beginning. The CHORUS team is working … Continue reading

CHORUS Looks Forward to Working with the Department of Energy to Advance Access to Research

The Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will be collaborating with the Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States (CHORUS) as a component of its model for providing public access to peer-reviewed articles that report on DOE-funded research. CHORUS is a collaborative service developed by the not-for-profit organization CHOR, Inc. to … Continue reading

CHORUS Goes Live Into Production!

Today, July 31, 2014, CHORUS achieves another milestone and enters into production as planned. What does this mean? It means that CHORUS is now open and ready for business. Adding to our Signatory options, CHORUS now offers several participation options, at different levels of engagement: Publisher and Affiliate Memberships; Funder Partnerships; and Academic Supporters. Publisher … Continue reading

FundRef Registry Tops 7300

CrossRef announced a new update to its FundRef Registry this week on June 25th. “747 new funders have been added, bringing the total funder count in the Registry to 7,333 [worldwide]. A full version history can be found on the FundRef Registry page.” Get Funders API You can use CrossRef’s Get Funders API to see which funders … Continue reading

CHORUS Seeking Business Development Manager

CHORUS has an immediate need for a Business Development Manager to join our start-up team. The Business Development Manager will develop and implement our development strategy, including: driving membership, grant writing, relationship building and engaging members and sponsors in organizational activities. This will initially be a contract / consultancy position of 9 – 12 months, … Continue reading