Federal agencies and administrations have increasingly embraced and mandated open practices. The provided resources offer guidance and insights for understanding recent policies and requirements related to open practice. By staying informed and adapting to these evolving standards, researchers and organizations can contribute to a more transparent and collaborative scientific community.
In 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology updated public access policies for federally funded research:
- January 2023: FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Actions to Advance Open and Equitable Research.
- December 2022: Fifth U.S. Open Government National Action Plan.
- November 2022: OSTP public access community forum recording and slides.
- August 2022: Public Access Memo: “Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research.”
- Read the article from Clarke and Esposito which analyzes the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) changes to public access policy.
- Read Who’ll Pay for Public Access to Federally Funded Research? from Inside Higher Ed or Public access is not equal access from Science.org in response to the OSTP’s public access policy changes.