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OpenNet gets a new look!


OpenNet gets a new look!

The newly redesigned OpenNet contains spotlights on declassified collections. This quarter the spotlight is on the Human Radiation Experiments collection. OpenNet provides easy, timely access to the Department of Energy’s declassified documents, including information declassified in response to Freedom of Information Act requests. In addition to these documents, OpenNet references older document collections from several DOE sources. This database is updated regularly as more information becomes available. The OpenNet web site is sponsored by the Office...

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Read more... Recognized by the White House

The President’s Open Government Initiative asks three things of the federal government: transparency, participation, and collaboration. OSTI, in partnership with the DOE Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) and through a voluntary interagency coordinating group, has achieved all three in one project:

The White House recognized this achievement by posting on the Open Government Innovations Gallery...

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OSTI's Contributions Highlighted in DOE Open Government Plan


By Walt Warnick and Peter Lincoln

The Department of Energy Open Government Plan ( published in April 2010 prominently featured the DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) and several of its initiatives, products and services.

On January 21, 2009, his first full day in office, President Barack Obama signed the Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government.  The memo was addressed to the heads of all Cabinet...

Related Topics: Open government, osti mission, r&d findings