Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.07
Liaison Akrivi Papadaki
Submission Date April 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Brown College
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Erin Jones
Information Architect
Research and Innovation
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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?:
Yes

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of the open access repository:

Updated explanation on July 9, 2020:

The GBC Research & Innovation Portal provides information about research activities, including links to journal articles, book chapters, and other peer-reviewed scholarly works where applicable. NOTE: The activities available on this website are not comprehensive.

Academic staff at George Brown College are not required to submit scholarly works to a central repository, however they can choose to do this if they’d like. Example of scholarly work available on the repository is here: http://gbcresearch.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Jeremic-Bouchard-Digital-Fluency-in-Community-Worker-Sector.pdf


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?:
No

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:
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Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
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Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
No

A brief description of the open access APC fund:
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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?:
No

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:
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Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Updated explanation provided under * A brief description of the open access repository in an effort to clarify whether scholarly works are found in our repository.

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