Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.54
Liaison Kevin Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Goshen College
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Kevin Miller
Sustainability Coordinator
Advancement
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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?:
No

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

We do not yet have a written policy, but our head librarian is proposing the following policy for consideration by the academic dean and faculty:
GC employees who publish scholarly works are encouraged to publish in reputable Open Access publications [we would provide a list of journal here]. Faculty are required, regardless of publisher, to provide a post-peer reviewed copy of their scholarly work to Goshen College's Institutional Repository [contact information here]. When applicable and legal, works provided to the IR will be posted online.


Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
No

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?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

Goshen College participates in and is a co-owner of the PALNI (Private Academic Library Network of Indiana) Digital Collections bringing together a variety of digital resources from 18 of the 24 academic libraries. The collections include photographs, rare books, newspapers, herbarium specimens, artwork, and more.
Goshen College is responsible for hosting the content that we are making available for sharing. PALNI libraries showcase their special collections using CONTENTdm software designed to provide access to items in various formats. Libraries can have just one or hundreds of digital collections through the PALNI contract. Additionally, the PALNI Digital Admin Team is available to provide support for the collection building process and making content available to wider audiences via Indiana Memory, Digital Public Library of America, and WorldCat.


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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