Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.05
Liaison Tony Gillund
Submission Date March 23, 2023

STARS v2.2

Purdue University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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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 Purdue e-Pubs digital repository, also a part of Libraries, is an open access software platform, which provides access to full-text publications, as well as unique, previously unpublished scholarly content. It currently contains 66,794 items and has registered 19,870,198 downloads as of November 2019.

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:
n/a

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:
As part of Purdue University Libraries scholarly communication strategic goal, we “advocate the change in scholarly communication to promote economic sustainability, effective use of copyright, and open access to knowledge for all.” To this end, Purdue University Libraries has established the Purdue University Libraries Open Access Publishing Fund. This project seeks to support Purdue University research and engagement by directly supporting open access publishing, much of which is already happening at Purdue. By supporting Open Access scholarly outputs, this fund functions to both support research activities at Purdue University, as well as to increase discovery and visibility of Purdue University research outputs. URL: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/openaccess/fund

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:
Purdue University Press, founded in 1960, is the publishing arm of Purdue University. Dedicated to the dissemination of scholarly and professional information, the Press provides quality resources in several key subject areas including business, technology, health, veterinary medicine and other limited disciplines in the humanities and sciences. URL: https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/pupoaj/

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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