Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.83
Liaison James Vollrath
Submission Date Dec. 16, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Texas State University, San Marcos
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 James Vollrath
Director
Office of Sustainability
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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):
All

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?:
No

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:

Faculty, whom work with sponsored programs and granting agencies are held to the open access policies of the funders. An online guide describes the open access requirements for grant and research funding here: https://guides.library.txstate.edu/c.php?g=184507&p=1218718 Texas State also has an open access data repository for researchers affiliated with the university. More information is here: https://guides.library.txstate.edu/datarepository The university also maintains a Digital Collections Repository that provides free and open access to the scholarship and creative works produced and owned by the Texas State community: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/


A copy of the institution's open access policy:
The institution's open access policy:

Texas State does not have its own open access policy.
The university has an open access data repository for researchers affiliated with Texas State. More information is here: https://guides.library.txstate.edu/datarepository The university also maintains a Digital Collections Repository that provides free and open access to the scholarship and creative works produced and owned by the Texas State community: https://digital.library.txstate.edu/


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):
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A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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