Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.78
Liaison Greg Farley
Submission Date Sept. 9, 2014
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STARS v2.0

George Mason University
AC-11: Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Tyler Orton
Projects Innovation Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of institutional divisions (e.g. schools, colleges, departments) that produce research:
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Number of divisions covered by a policy assuring open access to research:
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A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted and repository(ies) used:
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A copy of the open access policy:
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The open access policy:
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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:

The libraries provide support for open access (OA) to research by offering two institutional repositories (MARS and Dataverse), guidance and technical support for OA publishing through the Scholarly Communication librarian, Mason Publishing and Data Services, funding to help offset processing fees charged by some OA journals through the Open Access Publishing fund (http://scholarly.gmu.edu/?page_id=549), promotion of OA during Open Access Week and throughout the year, and support for OA to research data and data management plans required by funding agencies and organizations, and finally the electronic dissertations and theses service.
http://openscholarship.gmu.edu/?page_id=14
http://dataservices.gmu.edu/resources/data-management​


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

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