Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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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?:

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

Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management platform to create open, online, peer-reviewed publications. The CSU Office of the Chancellor provides hosting and technical support for OJS journals produced by CSU faculty and students.

Additionally, ScholarWorks is an open access institutional repository built on a platform provided and maintained by the CSU Office of the Chancellor. Per the W FPC 18-01 Open Access Resolution adopted by the CSUDH Academic Senate, faculty members are formally encouraged to submit open access scholarship to CSUDH ScholarWorks ater acceptance for publication.

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?:

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
The institution's open access policy:

FPC 18-01
Resolved: that the Academic Senate encourages faculty members to publish in peer-reviewed journals that allow open access archiving of pre or post print versions or peer-reviewed journals that are entirely open access; and be it further
Resolved: That the Academic Senate encourages faculty members to negotiate a nonexclusive,
irrevocable, non-commercial, global license to exercise any and all rights under copyright in agreement with publishers for each of their scholarly works; and be it further
Resolved: That the Academic Senate encourages faculty members to submit open access scholarship to CSUDH ScholarWorks after acceptance for publication; and be it further
Resolved: That the distribution list include Faculty, Deans, Department Chairs and Program Coordinators and the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Does the policy cover the entire institution? :

Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:

A brief description of the open access APC fund:

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?:

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

CSU Open Journals provides hosting for journals created and managed by The California State University. In cooperation with the CSU libraries, the service is supported by Systemwide Digital Library Services of the Chancellor's Office.


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:

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