Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.84
Liaison Stephanie Del Rosario
Submission Date May 26, 2022

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Stephanie Del Rosario
Sustainability Analyst
Physical Plant
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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:

CSU Fullerton's Institutional Repository: Archiving a Breadth of Institutional and Educational Resources by Titans for All. ScholarWorks was designed to contain Faculty and Student Publications, Student Dissertations, Theses, and Projects, Datasets, and Open Educational Resources. Faculty, students, and staff across the California State University system can upload their scholarly works. ScholarWorks uses our campus single sign-on.

By default, all content is open access, freely available for the whole world to read, but access permissions for specific items can be restricted to CSU-only, campus-only, or private.

Beginning March 2020 the repository can be found here:

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:

Does the policy cover the entire institution? :

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

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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?:

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

Cal State Open Journals
Cal State Fullerton participates with Cal State Open Journals which provides hosting for journals created and managed by The California State University. Cal State Open Journals includes several open access journals, including:

-Journal of Sustainability
-The Toro Historical Review
-The PUMP Journal of Undergraduate Research
-Journal of Transformative Leadership & Policy Studies
-Californian Journal of Health Promotion


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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