Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Jennifer McMillin
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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:
The library adopted EngagedScholarship@CSU in February 2012. EngagedScholarship@CSU utilizes the leading hosted institutional repository (IR) software platform, Digital Commons. It features a traditional IR as well as professional-grade publishing software, management tools, and individual faculty and researcher pages to promote and disseminate scholarship and serve academia. With Digital Commons, Cleveland State University can collect, preserve, and make visible all of its intellectual output, including pre-prints, working papers, journal articles, dissertations, master’s theses, conference proceedings, presentations, creative works, and a wide variety of other content types. Further support for open access to research is provided by the library through the following events: Open Access Week 2019 October 21, 2019 - October 27, 2019 2019 Theme: Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge Academic and research communities are invited to learn how open access maximizes and promotes their work, provides stronger ownership for researchers and authors, and ultimately, has far reaching benefits for academia and society as a whole. Now in its twelfth year, "Open Access Week" facilitates the growing movement toward increased discoverability, sharing, use and preservation of information. OpenCon Cleveland Conference Friday, February 28th, 2020 Join us for our third annual OpenCon Cleveland event, back by popular demand! At this event we'll celebrate and explore open education and open access with speakers, panels, and activities. Librarians, library staff, instructional designers, and faculty are all welcome to attend. This event is FREE, and participants may purchase a box lunch. The theme of OpenCon this year is Access to Justice. https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/oa/

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:
Subject librarians share information about EngagedScholarship@CSU with their faculty and invite them to submit publications for inclusion. Some departments/colleges add their own publications. The library provides set-up support for faculty/departments that want to be included in EngagedScholarship@CSU.

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:
Open access journal hosting is provided for the following publications: Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology Cleveland State Law Review Cultural Encounters, Conflicts, and Resolutions Journal of Law and Health The Downtown Review The Global Business Law Review The Journal of Traditions & Beliefs Peer-reviewed open access journals are hosted on local servers with CSU librarians providing publishing support. https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/peer_review_list.html

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