Public Access to Federally Funded Research: Policy, Evolving Ecosystem, and Agency Efforts

January, 2017
IDA document: D-8320
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Information Technology and Systems Division
Jonathan R. Agre, Robert F. Leheny See more authors
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.