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Federally Funded Research

Feb 25, 2013

On Friday, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released the memo - Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Scientific Research.  The memo directs federal agencies with more than $100 million in research and development expenditures to draft plans, in the next six months, to make federally funded research results publicly available, free of charge, within 12 months after original publication.

Section 4 of the memo describes the objectives for public access to scientific research data, including:

Some of the federal agencies impacted by this directive include: