Data Management at NPS

U.S. directives on open government, including public access to federally-funded research results.

What is Open Government?

United States Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, and United States Chief Information Officer, Steven VanRoekel, discuss the importance of President Obama's executive order (# M13-13) to make government data 'open & accessible.'  [May 2013] (2:03 minutes).

U.S. Memoranda & Directives

Open government is a global initiative to promote transparency and public access to government-produced information.  President Obama mandated U.S. open government policies as his first official act.  U.S. policies are evolving and are displayed here for your convenience (most recent at top).

U.S. Agency's Public Access Plans