Public Access Act
What it does:
The Federal Research Public Access Act of 2009 (S. 1373) aims "to help
ensure free, timely online access to the published results of taxpayer-
funded research produced by 11 U.S. federal agencies and departments.
FRPAA extends and advances the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Public
Access Policy which requires public access to published results of NIH-
funded research no later than 12 months after publication via PubMed
* Requires each agency-funded researcher to submi
an electronic copy of the final manuscript that has I
publication in a peer-reviewed journal
* Requires the manuscript is maintained and preser
archive or agency repository, ensuring the research
* Requires that online access to each manuscript is
without charge within six months after it has been F
What is FRPAA?