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Nsf Launches Open Government Web Page


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The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) recently launched a new Web site at http://www.nsf.gov/open designed to encourage participation and collaboration between the agency and the citizens it serves. The Obama administration's Open Government Directive has led agencies across the government to establish Open Government Web pages to collect ideas and suggestions from the public.

NSF's Open Government Web page will enable the public to submit ideas, comment, and vote for proposed ideas. NSF specifically wants input on access to large data sets and collaborations that aim to facilitate transformative research.

NSF will publish an official Open Government Plan on April 7, which will incorporate the submitted ideas and will serve as a roadmap for its efforts to improve transparency.

From National Science Foundation
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