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Federal Agency Public Access Compliance

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

OSTP Policy

In a policy memorandum released on February 22, 2013, OSTP Director John Holdren directed Federal agencies with more than $100M in R&D expenditures to develop plans to make the published results of federally funded research freely available to the public within one year of publication and requiring researchers to better account for and manage the digital data resulting from federally funded scientific research.