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Research Data Management: Department of Energy

Information for researchers on data management.

Dept of Energy Public Access Policy for Federally Funded Research


Recipients of awards issued or renewed after October 1, 2014 must submit their final, peer-reviewed manuscripts for public access to the DOE’s PAGES platform. If article is already open access, you must submit the metadata and a link to article. A 12-month embargo is allowed.


Get started >> Use the submission Wizard to the E-Link System:


Further Instructions: (see Step 11) at

Additional Links

Announcement Notice 241.3 Instructions (via E-Link System):

DOE PAGES Fact Card    


DOE Public Access Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Data Management

Applications submitted after October 1, 2015 must include a data management plan that will be reviewed as part of the research proposal merit review process describing how data generated in the course of the proposed research will be shared and preserved. The DOE does not specify a repository for data sharing. 

Further instructions: See the (DOE) Statement on Digital Data Management Statement

Review the DOE list of suggested elements of a DMP 

Additional Links

 DOE Public Access Plan