Federal funding agencies with research budgets >$100 million implemented open access policies in 2015 further to the February 2013 Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) memorandum on enhancing public access to federally funded research.
In addition to the federal mandates, the GW Open Access Policy applies to journal articles published after February 13, 2015 during your tenure here at GW. The policy requires GW faculty deposit a copy of the full text of the peer-reviewed manuscript of your journal article into a GW library open access repository or in a federal or other open access repository when required by your grant funder. There are three GW Library repositories and you may choose the one affiliated with your School or Department:
The Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
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