Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.55
Liaison Kelsey Beal
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2024

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kelsey Beal
Sustainbility Analyst
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:
1) 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.

2) IUSW Open is a narrower-scope repository that supports the 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:
The institution's open access policy:
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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:
https://openscholarship.indiana.edu/oj-services#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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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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