Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.91
Liaison Lindsay Walker
Submission Date Oct. 24, 2019

STARS v2.2

Humber College
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Lindsay Walker
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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:

Humber Press publishes titles on a wide variety of topics reflective of both the breadth of Humber College’s academic offerings and the scope of its faculty’s interests and accomplishments. Humber Press offers an accessible publishing environment that strives to promote scholarship and advance diverse perspectives. Humber Press editors develop texts to showcase the research and creativity of Humber College’s faculty. They encourage first-time authors and are pleased to present a venue for writers to take their work from the germination to the publication stage. Humber Press primarily publishes in accessible digital formats and through a Creative Commons license, which allows ideas to be shared more widely and in a more sustainable fashion.

Second repository:
https://library.humber.ca/collections/repository/
The Repository is a collection of scholarly work created by Humber College’s faculty, students, and staff. It is administered by Humber Library. The repository’s purpose is to share, promote, and preserve the scholarly and creative output of the Humber College community.


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?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

The Journal of Innovation in Polytechnic Education (JIPE) is an online, open-access journal devoted to publishing peer-reviewed papers that investigate and expand teaching and learning within the polytechnic educational context. The journal features scholarly work that explores the integration of theory and practice in an authentic manner and education that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship characteristic of the polytechnic model of education. JIPE especially encourages contributions exploring the impact of innovative teaching and learning practices that push the boundaries of traditional approaches to learning or educational delivery including: inter-disciplinary approaches; the engagement of students with industry, action learning and/or applied learning and research opportunities. The journal publishes original empirical papers, brief reports, case studies, review papers, and our 'micro-dissemination' option: Innovation Spotlights. The journal welcomes submissions from scholars across the polytechnic and community college sector, both within and outside of Canada.


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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