Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.85
Liaison Vic Shelburne
Submission Date Nov. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Clemson University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Dr. Sheila Lischwe
Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Division of Research
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How many of the institution’s research-producing divisions are covered by a published open access policy that ensures that versions of future scholarly articles by faculty and staff are deposited in a designated open access repository? (All, Some or None):
All

Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
Voluntary (strictly opt-in)

Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:
No

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:

TigerPrints is a digital repository and publishing platform that provides open access to scholarly works created by the faculty, students, and staff of Clemson University and their global collaborators. Tiger Prints explores works in 272 disciplines that include: Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences, Business, Education, Monographs, Student Works and University Libraries. With TigerPrints, Clemson University joins institutions around the world in broadening access to important research through author self-archiving.

TigerPrints is a part of the Digital Commons Repository. The Digital Commons resource serves as an institutional repository that brings together all Clemson’s research under one umbrella, with the goal of preserving and providing access to that research. In addition, Digital Commons is a comprehensive publishing platform, and a fully integrated research and impact suite. It supports Faculty Scholarship & Research, Student Works & ETD’s, Journal Publishing, Data Management, Conferences & Events, Open Educational Resources & Books, and Archives & Special Collections.


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

Clemson supports the use of TigerPrints for the expansion of “Scholarly Communication”, the system by which researchers share the results of their research with their colleagues. It ensures that the intellectual output of Clemson University is disseminated broadly, rapidly, and openly while making it easily discoverable around the world.


The website URL where the open access repository is available:
Estimated percentage of scholarly articles published annually by the institution’s faculty and staff that are deposited in a designated open access repository (0-100):
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A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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