“The Administration is committed to ensuring that, to the greatest extent and with the fewest constraints possible . . . the direct results of federally funded scientific research are made available to and useful for the public, industry, and the scientific community.”
This public access policy applies to federal agencies with greater than $100 million in annual research and development expenditures and includes:
The direct results of federally funded scientific research are peer-reviewed publications and digital data. U of U policy on copyright ownership states
"copyrightable material produced under grants or contracts from an external funding source shall be subject to conditions of the contract or grant with respect to ownership, distribution and use, and other residual rights, and shall be used and disseminated in compliance with all applicable laws."
Agencies will require that Principal Investigators (PI) make peer-reviewed papers publicly accessible after a 12-month embargo period from the original date of publication. In order to be compliant, PIs will need to
Agencies will require that Principal Investigators (PI) develop a data management plan. In order to be compliant, PIs will need to