Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Makayla Bonney
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Makayla Bonney
Assistant Director
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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:

IUScholarWorks is an open access repository provided by the IU Libraries for disseminating and preserving the intellectual output of Indiana University scholars. The repository is designed to host, preserve, and make discoverable a variety of research outputs (text, data, image, etc.) that will not change over time and that are adequately described with standard keywords that make them discoverable to others. IU students, faculty, and staff may use IUScholarWorks to make their research outputs freely available to the world, at a stable URL, and with the assurance that they will be maintained over the long term.

IU Bloomington scholars may submit their thesis or dissertation to IU Scholarworks, and IU scholars from any campus may submit individual research files, as well as thematic collections such as conference proceedings or workshop series presentations.

What is IUSW Open?
IUSW Open is a narrower-scope repository which supports the 2017 IU Bloomington open access policy by hosting and sharing IU Bloomington faculty-authored scholarly articles published after February 2017.


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://openscholarship.indiana.edu/oa-policy#policy

Each Faculty member grants to The Trustees of Indiana University permission to make available their scholarly articles which are deemed Traditional Works of Scholarship under the Intellectual Property Policy and to exercise the copyright in those articles. More specifically, each Faculty member retains copyright and grants to the Trustees of Indiana University a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide license to exercise any and all rights under copyright relating to each of their scholarly articles, in any medium, and to authorize others to do the same, for the purpose of making their articles widely and freely available in an open access repository, provided that the articles are not sold, and appropriate attribution is given to authors.


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:

https://openscholarship.indiana.edu/fa-oa-fund#oa-fund

The IU Libraries and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research have collaborated to establish a new Open Access Article Publishing Fund for faculty on the IU Bloomington campus. Faculty may apply for up to $2,000 to cover the article processing charges associated with eligible journal articles.


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:
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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