Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.20
Liaison Sarah Gilly
Submission Date March 2, 2020

STARS v2.2

Stevens Institute of Technology
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00 Minghui Wang
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND EFFECTIVENESS
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?:
No

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
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A brief description of the open access repository:
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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:
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Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
No

Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
No

A brief description of the open access APC fund:
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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:

Open access research is made freely available on the internet for reading and reuse. The degrees of openness vary but at the very least, this information - articles, conference papers, books, data sets and more - is distributed through publisher websites and repositories without cost.


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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A brief description of how the institution's library supports open access to research:
1. The Library provides research guides and information on Open Access
2. The Library promotes the topic of open access during Open Access week in October
3. The Library promotes the topic of open access to faculty and graduate students during workshops, research instruction sessions and through librarian liaison communication
4. The Library has recently been appointed to draft an Open Educational Resources (OER) plan in compliance with recent New Jersey state legislation to expand access to OER and open textbooks by encouraging faculty to use OER as a way of contributing to college affordability

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