Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.05
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Oswego
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Scott Furlong
Provost Vice President of Academic Affairs
Office of the Provost
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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 SUNY Open Access Repository (SOAR) will be used to make available open access scholarly and creative articles and theses of SUNY Oswego faculty, students, and staff. SOAR (SUNY Open Access Repository) is a centrally managed online digital repository that stores, indexes, and makes available scholarly and creative works of SUNY faculty, students, and staff across SUNY campuses.
Full information about SUNY Oswego’s Open Access policy, SOAR, and instructions to contribute to the open access repository, are available in this research guide: https://libraryguides.oswego.edu/SOAR

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:
• SUNY Oswego’s Open Access Policy is attached and also available at: https://dspace.sunyconnect.suny.edu/handle/1951/71218

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:

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:
SUNY Oswego provides opportunities for journal hosting services via the SUNY Open Access Repository (SOAR, https://soar.suny.edu/) supported by SUNY Office of Library and Information Services and the registered DSpace Service Provider Atmire. Local management of the university's open-access community in this institutional repository is overseen by a librarian at Penfield Library. There is at least one example where SUNY Oswego hosts an open-access, peer-reviewed journal (Journal of Authentic Learning) in SOAR https://soar.suny.edu/handle/20.500.12648/7386.

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

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