Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)

On Feb. 22, 2013, the White House OSTP released the memorandum, “Increasing Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research,” encouraging data sharing and communication of research results from federal agencies.

In Dec. 2014, NASA released its plan entitled “NASA Plan for Increasing Access to the Results of Scientific Research,” outlining a framework for activities to increase public access to scientific publications and digital scientific data resulting from NASA-funded research.

The video NASA’s Research Access Policy will guide you through the NASA plan.

If you have questions or need help, contact the Research Access Help Desk on our Contact Form.