Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 27.64
Liaison Jennifer McLaughlin
Submission Date March 31, 2016
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STARS v2.0

South Dakota State University
AC-11: Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jennifer McLaughlin
Sustainability Intern
Facilities and Services
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Total number of institutional divisions (e.g. schools, colleges, departments) that produce research:

Number of divisions covered by a policy assuring open access to research:

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted and repository(ies) used:

The Public Access Policy provides for the dissemination of scholarly and creative works authored by the University faculty and staff for public access through the South Dakota State University Institutional Repository: Open PRAIRIE. The Public Access policy helps ensure open access compliance for federally funded research, and encourages the submission of all other scholarly and creative output generated by the SDSU community to help further the institutions land-grant mission. The policy is currently being implemented.

A copy of the open access policy:
The open access policy:

The website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

The library supports open access to research by installing , supporting, and promoting the use of SDSU’s open-access institutional repository: Open PRAIRIE.Once the institutional respository is in place the library will be engaging in outreach across campus to raise awareness of open access and scholarly communication issues with faculty and students.

The website URL where information about open access to the institution's research is available:

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