Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Carmen Mitchell
Scholarly Communication Librarian
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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:
ScholarWorks is scholarship from the California State University on a shared, open platform. ScholarWorks is maintained by experts in the CSU Libraries who are committed to consistent access as systems and standards change over time. Sharing your research can increase your readership, citation counts, and impact on your field. In addition, through the CSU, we have the following opportunities: https://scholarworks.calstate.edu/ ScholarWorks 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.

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:
No, but we do have an Academic Senate Resolution of support for Open Access https://www.csusm.edu/senate/quicklinks/pdfs/resolution-in-support-of-open-access-for-faculty-publications.pdf

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:
Cal State Open Journals that provide hosting for journals created and managed by The California State University. Cal State Open Journals includes several open access journals, including: -The Toro Historical Review -The PUMP Journal of Undergraduate Research -Journal of Transformative Leadership & Policy Studies -Californian Journal of Health Promotion Cal State Open Journals is available at https://journals.calstate.edu/index

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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