Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.65
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Hope College
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Michelle Gibbs
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Hope College Digital Commons collects, preserves, and shares the scholarly and creative work of the Hope community. It serves as the college's institutional repository and promotes discovery and research by providing open access to a wide range of digital resources created by Hope faculty, students, and staff.


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?:
Yes

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

https://hope.edu/library/about-us/policies/open-access.html

Does the policy cover the entire institution?
YES, BUT ONLY FOR FACULTY


Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
Yes

Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access APC fund:

One way Van Wylen Library backs up its commitment to furthering open access to scholarly communication is by maintaining a small fund to offset the costs of article processing charges. Hope faculty may apply for funding (limit: $1500 per article) by submitting a request for funding BEFORE you submit your work to a journal.


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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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