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The NIST Plan for Providing Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research

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Author(s)

Katherine E. Sharpless, Regina L. Avila, Ronald F. Boisvert, A Kirk Dohne, James Fowler, Rachel B. Glenn, Gretchen Greene, Robert Hanisch, Andrea Medina-Smith, Alan Munter, Julie Petrousky, Yuri Ralchenko, Carolyn D. Rowland, James A. St Pierre, Adam Wunderlich, Jon Zhang

Abstract

In 2013 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a memo, "Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research." In response, he National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed a public access plan and published a compilation of input received when the plan was posted for comment. NIST policy and associated directives were developed from the plan, and NIST has been operating under that policy since 2015. In 2022, OSTP issued another memo, "Ensuring Immediate, Free, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research." NIST has expanded the original plan to include requirements of this new memo. The plan was posted for public comment, which ended on August 14, 2023. This document is a collection of the plan, the Federal Register Notice, and comments received. Comments will inform the policy and associated directives that are being developed from the revised plan.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 8084e2023
Report Number
8084e2023

Keywords

Office of Science and Technology Policy, OSTP, open access to research, public access, public access plan, research results

Citation

Sharpless, K. , Avila, R. , Boisvert, R. , Dohne, A. , Fowler, J. , Glenn, R. , Greene, G. , Hanisch, R. , Medina-Smith, A. , Munter, A. , Petrousky, J. , Ralchenko, Y. , Rowland, C. , St Pierre, J. , Wunderlich, A. and Zhang, J. (2023), The NIST Plan for Providing Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.8084e2023, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=956534 (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created October 2, 2023