|Submission Date||Aug. 21, 2020|
AC-11: Open Access to Research
|1.33 / 2.00||
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:
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.
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:
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:
We host an open access, peer reviewed student journal, Susquehanna University Political Review - https://scholarlycommons.susqu.edu/supr/. Also, we are supporters of Lever Press, which is a consortium of liberal arts college publishing open access monographs. (List of supporters, including SU, here: https://www.leverpress.org/about#institutions.)
Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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