|Submission Date||Dec. 9, 2019|
South Dakota State University
AC-11: Open Access to Research
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Facilities and Services
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):
Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:
A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:
The public access policy was adopted April 5, 2016. It requires that all federally funded research be publicly accessible and placed in Open PRAIRIE, which is SDSU’s institutional repository. There are no incentives to include research on Open PRAIRIE, but the library’s Institutional Repository Coordinator is available to assist faculty with adding their publications, paper, and data sets. The underlying software solution behind Open PRAIRIE is Digital Commons provided by bepress.
A copy of the institution's open access policy:
The institution's open access policy:
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):
A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:
The library led the effort to launch Open PRAIRIE and encourages faculty involvement. The library staff does copyright checks for faculty publications and deposits publications in the repository when allowed. The library includes the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) in its list of accessible resources.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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