Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.39
Liaison Christine Pinkham
Submission Date March 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

British Columbia Institute of Technology
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00
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Does the institution offer repository hosting that makes versions of journal articles, book chapters, and other peer-reviewed scholarly works by its employees freely available on the public internet?:
Yes

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of the open access repository:

The BCIT Library maintains the cIRcuit Institutional Repository, an open access collection of databases containing BCIT theses, Journal of Environmental Health, Student projects, Faculty publications, research data and detailed research profiles of BCIT faculty, instructors and researchers.


Does the institution have a published policy that requires its employees to publish scholarly works open access or archive final post-peer reviewed versions of scholarly works in an open access repository?:
No

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:
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Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
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Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
No

A brief description of the open access APC fund:
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Does the institution provide open access journal hosting services through which peer-reviewed open access journals are hosted on local servers with dedicated staff who provide publishing support at no (or minimal) cost?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

Yes. The BCIT Environmental Public Health Journal is hosted in the cIRcuit Institutional Repository. It is published annually and features articles from a wide range of topics in the area of Environmental Health.

https://journals.bcit.ca/index.php/ehj/index


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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