Implementation of Public Access Programs in Federal Agencies

On February 22, 2013, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a memo to Federal agencies funding over $100 million in research and development, to develop a plan to support increased public access to the results of research funded by the Federal Government.

Public Access (PA) Plans of U.S. Federal Agencies

The following list provides links to the plans published by federal agencies subject to the OSTP memo.

Department of Agriculture (Nov. 2014) PA Plan

Department of Commerce

  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (Apr. 2015) PA Plan
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Feb. 2015)  PA Plan

Department of Defense (Feb. 2015) PA Plan

Department of Education (Oct. 2016) PA Plan

Department of Energy (Jul. 2014) PA Plan

Department of Health and Human Services

  • Administration for Community Living Publications only (Feb. 2016) PA Plan
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (Feb. 2015) PA Plan
  • Centers for Disease Control (Jan. 2015) PA Plan
  • Food and Drug Administration (Feb. 2015) PA Plan
  • National Institutes of Health (Feb. 2015) PA Plan

Department of Homeland Security (Dec. 2016) PA Plan

Department of Transportation (Dec. 2015) PA Plan

Department of Veterans Affairs (Jul. 2015) PA Plan

Environmental Protection Agency (Nov. 2016) PA Plan

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Dec. 2014) PA Plan

National Science Foundation (Mar. 2015) PA Plan

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) (Sep. 2016) PA Plan

US Agency for International Development (USAID) (Nov. 2016) PA Plan

US Geological Survey (USGS) (Jan. 2016) PA Plan