Please see the information from Richard Huffine below.  Thanks, Richard, for the heads up…!

 

Blane

 

From: Richard L Huffine [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2011 8:11 AM
To: Dessy, Blane K.
Subject: FWD: Two public consultations on open access to federally funded research

 

The White House Office for Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released two public consultations today, one on OA for data and one on OA for publications arising from publicly-funded research. Responses are due in early January. Please spread the word. Submit your own comments and/or work with colleagues to submit comments on behalf of your institution.

(1) "[T]his 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....Response Date: January 12,
2012...."
http://goo.gl/L1jn3

(2) "[T]his 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....Response Date:
January 2, 2012...."
http://goo.gl/vTP18


Richard Huffine, Director
USGS Libraries Program
Core Science Systems (MS 807)
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192
Tel 703-648-7182
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