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Listening Session on OSTP Policy Guidance: Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research

Wednesday, November 16 @ 2:00 pm3:00 pm

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The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) are sponsoring a virtual listening session about the recent US Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) policy guidance “Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research.”

In this session the academic/research library community will share statements and top-of-mind issues with members of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Open Science (SOS) about the new public-access memo. The updated policy guidance includes a number of changes from the 2013 OSTP public-access memo “Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research.” ARL has published a side-by-side comparison of the two memos.

Recording

Event Details

Title: Listening Session on OSTP Policy Guidance: Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research

Date: Wednesday, November 16

Time: 2:00–3:00 p.m. eastern standard time (EST)

Location: On Zoom

Cost: Free of charge

Audiences:

  • Researchers interested in the new OSTP requirements
  • Academic and research librarians and library community
  • University administrators interested in supporting research activities
  • Agency personnel interested in hearing comments from stakeholders

Agenda: View the agenda

This virtual listening session is free and open to the library community. Zoom login information will be sent upon registration.

Quick poll: In preparation for this session, we invite your feedback and participation in a quick poll of top-of-mind issues with regards to the OSTP memo.

Oral comments: If you are interested in sharing your perspective and providing an oral statement during the listening session, please provide a brief statement addressing one of the questions below when completing the quick poll:

  • As federal agencies are developing or updating public access plans, what are critical considerations from the academic/research library perspective?
  • As federal agencies are developing or updating public access plans, what services does your library already provide or partner on to advance public access (for example, persistent identifiers, deposit, consultation)?

Details

Date:
Wednesday, November 16
Time:
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Organizer

ARL and ACRL

Venue

online (EST)

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