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* Here's a list of AAP members who have publicly disavowed the AAP position on RWA (chronological by announcement date):
 
* Here's a list of AAP members who have publicly disavowed the AAP position on RWA (chronological by announcement date):
*# [http://mitpress.mit.edu MIT Press]. See the [https://plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/CWBxzWCuwKx announcement] on January 11, 2012, by Ellen Faran, Director of MIT Press.
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*# [http://mitpress.mit.edu MIT Press]. See the January 11, 2012, [https://plus.google.com/u/0/109377556796183035206/posts/CWBxzWCuwKx announcement] by Ellen Faran, Director of MIT Press.
*# [http://www.ithaka.org ITHAKA].  See the [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html announcement] on January 12, 2012.
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*# [http://www.ithaka.org ITHAKA].  See the January 12, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html announcement].
*# [http://www.clir.org/ Council on Library and Information Resources] (CLIR).  See the [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html?showComment=1326456086032#c2896926308984064302 announcement] on January 12, 2012.
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*# [http://www.clir.org/ Council on Library and Information Resources] (CLIR).  See the January 12, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/ithaka-becomes-second-aap-member-to.html?showComment=1326456086032#c2896926308984064302 announcement].
*# [http://www.psupress.org/ Penn State University Press]. See the [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/pennsylvania-state-university-press.html announcement] on January 12, 2012, by Patrick Alexander, Director of the Penn State University Press.
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*# [http://www.psupress.org/ Penn State University Press]. See the January 12, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/pennsylvania-state-university-press.html announcement] by Patrick Alexander, Director of the Penn State University Press.
*# [http://www.rupress.org/ Rockefeller University Press]. See the [https://groups.google.com/a/arl.org/group/sparc-oaforum/browse_thread/thread/6d13954c261a61b9 announcement] on January 13, 2012, by Mike Rossner, Executive Director of Rockefeller University Press.
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*# [http://www.rupress.org/ Rockefeller University Press]. See the January 13, 2012, [https://groups.google.com/a/arl.org/group/sparc-oaforum/browse_thread/thread/6d13954c261a61b9 announcement] by Mike Rossner, Executive Director of Rockefeller University Press.
*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  See the [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html announcement] on January 13, 2012, by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press.
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*# [http://www.ucpress.edu/ University of California Press].  See the January 13, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/university-of-california-press-differs.html announcement] by Alison Mudditt, Director of the University of California Press.
*# [http://npg.nature.com/ Nature Publishing Group] and [http://www.digital-science.com/ Digital Science].  See the joint [http://www.nature.com/press_releases/rwa-statement.html announcement] on January 18, 2012, by Steven Inchcoombe, Managing Director for NPG, and Timo Hannay, Managing Director for Digital Science.  (Digital Science is a [http://www.digital-science.com/about/ sister company] of NPG.)  
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*# [http://npg.nature.com/ Nature Publishing Group] and [http://www.digital-science.com/ Digital Science].  See the January 18, 2012, joint [http://www.nature.com/press_releases/rwa-statement.html announcement] by Steven Inchcoombe, Managing Director for NPG, and Timo Hannay, Managing Director for Digital Science.  (Digital Science is a [http://www.digital-science.com/about/ sister company] of NPG.)  
*# [http://www.aaas.org/ Association for the Advancement of Science] (AAAS).  See the [http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2012/0118rwa.shtml announcement] on January 18, 2012 by Ginger Pinholster, Director of the AAAS Office of Public Programs, and Alan Leshner, AAAS Chief Executive Officer.
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*# [http://www.aaas.org/ Association for the Advancement of Science] (AAAS).  See the January 18, 2012,[http://www.aaas.org/news/releases/2012/0118rwa.shtml announcement] by Ginger Pinholster, Director of the AAAS Office of Public Programs, and Alan Leshner, AAAS Chief Executive Officer.
  
 
* Here's a list of hints, borderline cases, and near misses.  With more information, they could move to the list above.
 
* Here's a list of hints, borderline cases, and near misses.  With more information, they could move to the list above.
 
*# [http://press.uchicago.edu/index.html University of Chicago Press]. In a January 17, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html?showComment=1326792422082#c6258166846680045112 comment] on [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html Richard Poynder's blog], Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press told him that it does not support RWA.  But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
 
*# [http://press.uchicago.edu/index.html University of Chicago Press]. In a January 17, 2012, [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html?showComment=1326792422082#c6258166846680045112 comment] on [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/can-aap-members-stay-neutral-in-row.html Richard Poynder's blog], Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press told him that it does not support RWA.  But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
 
*# [http://www.cambridge.org/ Cambridge University Press]. A week after CUP told Richard Poynder that "it is too early for us to make any public statements" on RWA, Poynder was allowed (January 17, 2012) to [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/research-works-act-cambridge-university.html share this statement] from Peter Davison, CUP's Director of Corporate Affairs:  "Cambridge University Press has submitted testimony to the United States Office of Science and Technology in response to the Request for Information (2011-28623) on subjects related to HR 3699. Our testimony is not identical to the position adopted by the Association of American Publishers. In particular, we write: ‘We support all sustainable access models that ensure the permanence and integrity of the scholarly record... The Bill as proposed could undermine the underlying freedoms expected by and of scholarly authors....’ "
 
*# [http://www.cambridge.org/ Cambridge University Press]. A week after CUP told Richard Poynder that "it is too early for us to make any public statements" on RWA, Poynder was allowed (January 17, 2012) to [http://poynder.blogspot.com/2012/01/research-works-act-cambridge-university.html share this statement] from Peter Davison, CUP's Director of Corporate Affairs:  "Cambridge University Press has submitted testimony to the United States Office of Science and Technology in response to the Request for Information (2011-28623) on subjects related to HR 3699. Our testimony is not identical to the position adopted by the Association of American Publishers. In particular, we write: ‘We support all sustainable access models that ensure the permanence and integrity of the scholarly record... The Bill as proposed could undermine the underlying freedoms expected by and of scholarly authors....’ "

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  • Here's a list of hints, borderline cases, and near misses. With more information, they could move to the list above.
    1. University of Chicago Press. In a January 17, 2012, comment on Richard Poynder's blog, Arno Bosse reports that the U of Chicago Press told him that it does not support RWA. But Bosse doesn't speak for the press and doesn't quote a statement from the press.
    2. Cambridge University Press. A week after CUP told Richard Poynder that "it is too early for us to make any public statements" on RWA, Poynder was allowed (January 17, 2012) to share this statement from Peter Davison, CUP's Director of Corporate Affairs: "Cambridge University Press has submitted testimony to the United States Office of Science and Technology in response to the Request for Information (2011-28623) on subjects related to HR 3699. Our testimony is not identical to the position adopted by the Association of American Publishers. In particular, we write: ‘We support all sustainable access models that ensure the permanence and integrity of the scholarly record... The Bill as proposed could undermine the underlying freedoms expected by and of scholarly authors....’ "