Mailing List Message #115174
From: Cliff Lynch <>
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Subject: NSF Public Access Plan 2.0
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 01:00:10 -0400
The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued what it calls the "Public Access Plan 2.0". The document addresses new requirements for access to publications and research data, researcher responsibilities regarding research data, and research integrity. Essentially, this is an update to NSF policies keyed to the direction provided by the Office of Science and Technology August 2022 memo  (the "Nelson Memo").

The plan is at

One confusing detail: the plan is dated February 21, 2023 but doesn't seem to have gotten any public circulation until quite recently. I don't know why.

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI
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