White House OST seeks info on public access to data

The White House Office of Science and Technology has issued two Requests for Information in the Federal Register on November 4, 2011:

  • Request for Information: Public Access to Digital Data Resulting From Federally Funded Scientific Research
    • Comments are due by January 12, 2012.
    • In accordance with Section 103(b)(6) of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (ACRA; Pub. L. 111-358), this Request for Information (RFI) offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for ensuring long-term stewardship and encouraging broad public access to unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform deliberations of the National Science and Technology Council’s Interagency Working Group on Digital Data.
    • Specific questions and comments should be directed by e-mail to DigitalData@OSTP.gov
  • Request for Information: Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications Resulting From Federally Funded Research
    • Comments are due by January 2, 2012.
    • In accordance with Section 103(b)(6) of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (ACRA; Pub. L. 111-358), this Request for Information (RFI) offers the opportunity for interested individuals and organizations to provide recommendations on approaches for ensuring long-term stewardship and broad public access to the peer-reviewed scholarly publications that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform deliberations of the National Science and Technology Council’s Task Force on Public Access to Scholarly Publications.
    • Specific questions and comments on the should be directed by e-mail to PublicAccess@OSTP.gov

Additional OSTP Public Access Policy Updates are available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/03/08/public-access-policy-update

Additional information about the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) is posted at http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/nstc/about

Additional information about the Office of Science and Technology Policy is posted at
http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp/about

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