Contract Acknowledgment Notice
In June 2014, the Department of Energy's Office of Science issued new guidance for manuscripts produced by DOE-funded laboratories. Each submitted manuscript must now contain a Notice to the Publisher and an Acknowledgment.
Notice to Publisher
As per the JSA contract with DOE, it is necessary to inform the publisher of the U.S. Government policy on the publication license. This should be included on the front of the submitted manuscript, perhaps on the cover page of the manuscript file.
Notice: This manuscript has been authored by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC05-06OR23177 with the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non- exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide license to publish or reproduce the published form of this manuscript, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes.
Notice: Authored by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC under U.S. DOE Contract No. DE-AC05-06OR23177. The U.S. Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide license to publish or reproduce this manuscript for U.S. Government purposes.
The following should be included in the acknowledgment section of the published manuscript for most of the research that is conducted at Jefferson Lab and all research that is supported by DOE's Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics:
"This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics under contract DE-AC05-06OR23177."
The linked web page provides required acknowledgment information for research supported by other program offices with DOE's Office of Science and for research conducted at Jefferson Lab but primarily funded by another entity: http://science.energy.gov/funding-opportunities/acknowledgements