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Open Science & Public Access
The U.S. Government defines open science as the principle and practice of making research products and processes available to all,
while respecting diverse cultures, maintaining security and privacy, and fostering collaborations, reproducibility, and equity. Within
open science is a concept known as "public access," which refers to the free availability of Federally funded scholarly materials,
including data and publications, to the American public and the world. Federal agencies have long coordinated on activities and policies
related to open science and public access to support members of the federally supported research community in maximizing appropriate
access to the products of their work and ensuring that all Americans can benefit from discovery and innovation.
Open Science Announcements
View federal agency open science initiatives, engagements, and policies in response to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) declaration of 2023 as a Year of Open Science
Public Access Plans & Guidance
See agency plans to increase public access to federally funded research results
Submissions for Public Access
Find federal agency submission systems and help documentation for submitting federally funded scientific publications
Services for Public Access Collections
Locate information about federal agencies' APIs and other services for public access collections