Tutorials and Other Guidance for Submitting Documents to DTIC
Additional information and assistance with preparing and submitting documents to DTIC may be found in the following presentations, brochures, fact sheets.
Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS) Tutorial [PDF]
This tutorial will show you how to use the new ECMS tool for submitting your documents to DTIC.
Cataloging, Abstracting and Indexing Guidelines [PDF]
This publication outlines basic guidelines for descriptive and subject cataloging of scientific and technical information resources collected by the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). It is arranged by Technical Report (TR) data element Field number, followed by alphabetical indexes. Each Field entry contains the title, maximum number of characters allowed, definition, purpose, chief source(s) of information and form(s) of entry.
Document Preparation - Report Cover, Markings and SF-298
Standard - ANSI/NISO Z39.18-2005, Scientific and Technical Reports - Preparation, Presentation, and Preservation
This Standard outlines the elements, organization, and design of scientific and technical reports, including guidance for uniform presentation of front and back matter, text, and visual and tabular matter in print and digital formats, as well as recommendations for multimedia reports."SBIR/STTR Preparation and Submission to DTIC" [PDF] is a tutorial for preparing a document cover page and the SF-298, Report Documentation Page, for SBIR/STTR final reports. Instructions covered include the distribution statement format, SBIR Data Rights, Export Control concerns, and other document markings, as well as detailed instruction for completing the SF-298. "SBIR/STTR FACT SHEET - Prepare & Submit SBIR/STTR Reports to DTIC" [PDF] is a summary of the above tutorial. Guide - DTIC Guidelines for Determining Copy Rights
Guidelines to provide managers and staff in determining Government rights in copyrighted works.FAQ - CENDI Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright [PDF]
Prepared by the CENDI Working Group, which addresses the issue of copyright from an operations perspective.Distribution Statements & Their Corresponding Reasons for Use [PDF]
This matrix list the various distribution statements and their corresponding reasons for use.