|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||May 13, 2016|
Florida International University
AC-11: Access to Research
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Office of University Sustainability
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 FIU Open Access Publishing Initiative supports the publication of FIU research in approved scholarly open access (OA) journals, making our research freely and globally available. FIU students and faculty are encouraged to deposit their theses/dissertations and pre-print scholarly articles in Digital Commons@FIU.
A copy of the open access policy:
The open access policy:
While no formal policy exists FIU supports the principle of open access through FIU Libraries. FIU Libraries provides access to resources such as Digital Commons@FIU, OA Publishing Discounts, and the institutional repository. The repository is open to all faculty, staff, graduate students and affiliates of FIU.
Policies and guidelines pertaining to user rights, author rights, applicable materials, and more can be found informally on the Digital Commons@FIU website.
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:
Digital Commons@FIU is the official online institutional repository for capturing, archiving and disseminating the research, creative and scholarly output of the Florida International University community. FIU students, faculty, and staff can find many materials here either scholarly or FIU-related. FIU students and faculty are encouraged to deposit their theses/dissertations and pre-print scholarly articles in Digital Commons@FIU.
The website URL where information about open access to the institution's research is available:
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