Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 81.82
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date Feb. 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Green Mountain College
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
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How many of the institution’s research-producing divisions are covered by a published open access policy that ensures that versions of future scholarly articles by faculty and staff are deposited in a designated open access repository? (All, Some or None):

Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
Mandatory (or mandatory with a waiver option)

Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:

Green Mountain College's Open Access Policy sets open access as the default for all published scholarly articles produced by the faculty of Green Mountain College. Faculty are required to submit a waiver through the Dean of Faculty's Office if they wish to exclude and article from the repository.This policy was passed by the faculty body on December 6, 2017 and adopted by the President's Cabinet on December 18, 2017.

Green Mountain College's graduate program developed the submission tool to upload all scholarly articles and GMC's Scholarly Works Repository. The repository can be found at http://scholarlyworks.greenmtn.edu/faculty_works/index.htm#t=home.htm. In addition, GMC's Griswold Library catalogues articles submitted by faculty through in the library database to increase the ability for the articles to be accessed through searches via WorldCat.

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
The institution's open access policy:

Green Mountain College faculty grant Green Mountain College permission to make published scholarly articles created by Green Mountain College faculty freely available via open access systems managed by Green Mountain College’s Griswold Library and open access repositories maintained by the College. This permission is granted so long as the articles are not sold for profit and the author’s work is appropriately cited.

The website URL where the open access repository is available:
Estimated percentage of scholarly articles published annually by the institution’s faculty and staff that are deposited in a designated open access repository (0-100):

A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

The Griswold Library assists with the open access research activities by the institution through cataloging faculty articles submitted to the repository, providing access to the articles through the WorldCat database

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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