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Federal Agency Public Access Compliance

A Guide to Public Access Requirements for Federally-Funded Research Publications

Submission Policy Essentials | NIST

Effective:  Extramural research articles published on October 1, 2015, or later

Who Submits:  PI’s or 3rd parties (e.g., co-PI’s, authors, delegates)

What to Submit:  Final peer-reviewed manuscript accepted for publication

Format:  Wide range of electronic word-processing formats acceptable

Where to Submit:  NIH Manuscript Submission System

Repository:  PubMed Central

Embargo Period:  12 months post-publication

Notes:  Final published articles accepted if author has right to do so


Sources:

Submit with BuckySubmit | NIST

BuckySubmit is a time-saving, one-step service that submits grant awardees’ soon-to-be-published manuscripts to a single or multiple federal agency repositories for them.


Want to know more? Contact Ebling’s Public Access Service at (608) 262-6594 or publicaccess@hsl.wisc.edu

Monitoring Compliance | NIST

The NIST is currently developing metrics that evaluate compliance with their public access policy.

According to the NIST, the sources for public access compliance data will include PubMed Central, grant and cooperative agreements, and award reports.