Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.31
Liaison Katherine Straub
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Susquehanna University
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Katherine Straub
Earth and Environmental Sciences
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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):
Voluntary (strictly opt-in)

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:

Susquehanna University does not have an open access policy (OA) although the library supports OA in a variety of ways, including our own Institutional Repository and membership in organizations such as the Lever Press.

Discussions of OA policies are underway from the Library Faculty Committee. The LFC made a report to the faculty at the 10/23/17 faculty meeting as part of Open Access Week.

A copy of the institution's open access policy:

The institution's open access policy:

Scholarly Commons will provide universal, open access to the following: faculty and student scholarship as permitted by the rights holder(s) and historic images and recordings to which the University owns the rights.

Scholarly Commons may include metadata-only record or restrict access to users on the SU campus to the following: works for which someone else owns the copyright and we are making available via Fair Use exemption, not-yet-published works by faculty and students who are seeking to publish currently or at a later time.

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 website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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