Be sure to include the appropriate Acknowledgement and Disclaimer, as needed, in your publication per requirements from the DOE.
This must be on all Scientific/Technical Publications:
This manuscript has been authored by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359 with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics.
This document was prepared by [COLLABORATION NAME] using the resources of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), a U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, HEP User Facility. Fermilab is managed by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC (FRA), acting under Contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359.
This can be covered when the Fermilab Technical Publications Officer signs the publisher’s copyright form:
The U.S. Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the U.S. 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 U.S. Government purposes.
Transfer of Copyright Agreement
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- Paper format ‐ Bring to Technical Publications OfficeWH3SW#358 for signature.
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For software and technical data:
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This computer software was prepared by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC (FRA) and [insert the individual author], hereinafter the Contractor, under Contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359 with the Department of Energy (DOE). All rights in the computer software are reserved by DOE on behalf of the United States Government and the Contractor as provided in the Contract. You are authorized to use this computer software for Governmental purposes but it is not to be released or distributed to the public. NEITHER THE GOVERNMENT NOR THE CONTRACTOR MAKES ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ASSUMES ANY LIABILITY FOR THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE. This notice including this sentence must appear on any copies of this computer software.