This document, prepared in support of an Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) project, captures
preliminary research on public access to the results of Federally funded research. It is a compilation of six briefings and
memos: (1) Public Access to Scientific Publications and Data: State of the Practice; (2) Responding to OSTP Public Access
Memo: Processes, Sample Agency Implementations, and Preliminary Analysis of Rights-in-Data; (3) Agency Public
Access Plans: Key Publication and Data Provisions; (4) Sample Data Retention Periods; (5) National Science Foundation
Guidance on Public Access; and (6) Department of Energy Guidance on Public Access. A companion document contains a draft plan for IARPA implementation of public access.