Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.94
Liaison Robin Frederick
Submission Date July 21, 2022

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Southeast
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Robin Frederick
Coordinator of STARS Assessment
Administrative Affairs
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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:

The Indiana University Southeast community provides a permanent archive for the intellectual output of faculty, students, and staff on the IU Southeast campus. It ensures that IU Southeast research is freely available now and preserved for the future.


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? :
No

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

A brief description of the open access APC fund:

IUS has the option to use grant-in-aid for publication fees, and these internal grants have been used for this purpose in the past.

We also have an IU-wide source of funding that can be used for publication.


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:

IU ScholarWorks Journals uses Open Journal Systems (OJS), a journal management and publishing system that has been developed by the Public Knowledge Project through its federally funded efforts to expand and improve access to research. OJS is open source software made freely available to journals worldwide for the purpose of making open access publishing a viable option for more journals.


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
3

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data was provided by the following IUS representatives:

*Mitchell Scott, Coordinator of Collections, Assistant Librarian
*Christopher Proctor, Coordinator of Access Services, Assistant Librarian
*Melanie Hughes, Coordinator of Automation & Technical Services and Coordinator of Archives & Special Collections, Librarian
*Dr. Lisa Hoffman, Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository: The 3% provided was reflective of 2021.

Additional information:
November 2021, IU Southeast hired a new Coordinator of Collections, Faculty Assistant Librarian, who is working with the Dean of Research and faculty to increase usage of open access repository.

Supporting links
For developing Open Access Policy:
https://openscholarship.indiana.edu/oa-open-scholarship#open-scholarship

IUB Libguide Open Access
https://guides.libraries.indiana.edu/openaccess/iu

IU-wide source of funding that can be used for publication: https://research.iu.edu/funding-proposals/funding/opportunities/presidential-arts-humanities/index.html

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