Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.72
Liaison Philip Mansfield
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2017
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Carleton University
AC-11: Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Philip Mansfield
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Facilities Management and Planning
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Total number of institutional divisions (e.g. schools, colleges, departments) that produce research:

Number of divisions covered by a policy assuring open access to research:

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted and repository(ies) used:

The open-access policy applies to all faculty, staff and students at Carleton University and took effect January 1, 2012.
The policy is the principle that all research and creative work, particularly from publicly funded institutions, should be freely accessible via the internet.
Carleton University Repository Virtual Environment (CURVE) is Carleton's institutional repository which collects, preserves and provides open access to the academic, research output and creative works of Carleton faculty and scholars.

A copy of the open access policy:
The open access policy:
The website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

Carleton's MacOdrum Library supports Open Access and Scholarly Communication through a number of projects and initiatives intended to provide the widest possible access to the work of Carleton researchers and scholars. These initiatives include: The Carleton University Repository Virtual Environment, Open Journal Publication and Dataverse, a research data platform and repository for sharing, discovering and preserving research data.

The website URL where information about open access to the institution's research is available:

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