National Institute of Standards and Technology: Plan for Providing Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research
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"This document establishes a plan to enable public access to the results of research funded wholly or in part by NIST; NIST’s Public Access Policy will be informed by this Public Access Plan. To the extent feasible and consistent with law, agency mission, resource constraints, U.S. national, homeland, and economic security, and the objectives listed below, NIST intends to make freely available to the public, in publicly accessible repositories, all peer-reviewed scholarly publications and associated data arising from unclassified research and programs funded wholly or in part by NIST. Subject to the same conditions and constraints listed above, NIST will also promote the deposit of scientific data arising from unclassified research and programs, funded wholly or in part by NIST, to make it available free of charge unless otherwise excepted, in publicly accessible databases. NIST’s Public Access Plan promotes the following objectives: Establish NIST‘s commitment to providing public access to scientific research results Support governance of and best practices for managing peer-reviewed scholarly publications and digital scientific data across NIST Ensure effective access to and reliable preservation of NIST peer-reviewed scholarly publications and digital scientific data for use in research, development, education, and scientific discovery Enhance innovation and competitiveness by maximizing the potential to create new business opportunities...."