Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Loyola Marymount University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Marissa Petralia
Student Sustainability Tracking Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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How many of the institution’s research-producing divisions are covered by a published open access policy that ensures that versions of future scholarly articles by faculty and staff are deposited in a designated open access repository? (All, Some or None):
All

Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
Voluntary (strictly opt-in)

Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:
No

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:

The Digital Commons of Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School provides software to manage and publish journals electronically, including the online submission of manuscripts, distribution of manuscripts for anonymous peer review, publication of accepted manuscripts, and archiving of content.

The Library promotes open access publication, which removes price barriers (subscription or other fees) and permission barriers (copyright and licensing restrictions)
from the accessibility of information and scholarship.

Priority support will be given for journals that are open access immediately upon publication and follow peer review procedures. This particular update to the policy was July 2014. first priority for publish for open access and then cheaper price.


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

Digital Commons at Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School is an initiative of the William H. Hannon Library and the William M. Rains Library. The repository serves faculty and institutional interests by collecting, organizing, preserving, and disseminating faculty scholarship and creative works in a digital, open-access environment. This initiative is consistent with the library’s archival role and responsibility in preserving publications and other artifacts documenting the university’s history and the activities of its faculty, students, staff, and administrators.

The Library promotes open access publication, which removes price barriers (subscription or other fees) and permission barriers (copyright and licensing restrictions)
from the accessibility of information and scholarship. Priority support will be given for journals that are open access immediately upon publication and follow peer review procedures.


The website URL where the open access repository is available:
Estimated percentage of scholarly articles published annually by the institution’s faculty and staff that are deposited in a designated open access repository (0-100):
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A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

Digital Commons at Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School is an initiative of the William H. Hannon Library and the William M. Rains Library. The repository serves faculty and institutional interests by collecting, organizing, preserving, and disseminating faculty scholarship and creative works in a digital, open-access environment. This initiative is consistent with the library’s archival role and responsibility in preserving publications and other artifacts documenting the university’s history and the activities of its faculty, students, staff, and administrators. In addition to archiving LMU's scholarly output, the LMU community can use the repository to support publication of open access journals, host events, image galleries and other content. The Library promotes
open access publication, which removes price barriers (subscription or
other fees) and permission barriers (copyright and licensing restrictions)
from the
accessibility of
information and scholarship. Priority support will be given for journals that are open access
immediately upon publication and follow peer
-
review procedures


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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