Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.92
Liaison Chang Tzau-Chau
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

National Taiwan Normal University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Chang Tzau-Chau
Graduate Institute of Environmental Education
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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?:

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of the open access repository:

The National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) Institutional Repository is a digital collection of full-text materials, including journals, conference papers, research reports, course materials, and special studies, etc. The collection is available for search and use through an online platform.
In addition, the University has established an Academic Journals Resource Website to provide a collection of published journals and open access to them.

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?:

A copy of the institution's open access policy:

The institution's open access policy:

No open access policy has been developed, and the library is committed to promoting the concept of open access to students and faculty.

Does the policy cover the entire institution? :

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

A brief description of the open access APC fund:

The University Library purchases the Read & Published e-journal program and provides APC-free services for our faculty and students for submission of the publisher's journals. In addition, the university has allocated certain budgets to help research faculties and Ph.D, students publish papers for free. The subsidy policies are as follows:
1. National Taiwan Normal University Subsidy Policy for Original Thesis Publication
2. National Taiwan Normal University Subsidy Policy for New Instructors and Researchers Overseas Thesis Publication
3. Policy for PhD Students Overseas Thesis 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?:

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

The university has signed a few formal agreements with publishers, including Springer BMC, MDPI, and Cambridge University Press (CUP).
Our faculty members and students can publish OA articles to BMC and MDPI journals with 15% and 10% discount, respectively. The University has a Read & Publish (R&P) OA transformative agreement with Cambridge University Press, and the APC for OA articles published by our faculty members and students to CUP journals is 100% waived (no APC charges).

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

Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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