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Research funder requirements

Major US research funder open access requirements for publications and data are summarized below.

Many individual journals have policies requiring open access to the data that underlies a publication, for the purposes of replication and further research. Lists of such policies are available here: MIT Libraries data management site, Open Access Directory.

The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) released a website for tracking and understanding federal agencies’ sharing policies for publications and data.



Page last updated: August 16, 2017

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