Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.87
Liaison Rania Assariotaki
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2023

STARS v2.2

The American College of Greece
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Ourania Assariotaki
Sustainability Manager
Office of Public Affairs
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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 institution also offers the https://sphere.acg.edu/jspui/ , which is an open access repository for research projects. Additionally, ACG members (faculty, staff, and students) have access to the scholarly work of fellow members (faculty, staff, students) through the online library of the institution. Also, members use the SSRN open access depository linked to our library. Additionally, all ACG members are informed on any scholarly work of fellow members through the Academic Newsletter disseminated by the Office of the Provost. On top of that, the Office of Public Affairs through the Center of Excellence for Sustainability has a dedicated section on the Sustainability@ACG webpages that hosts and promotes openly sustainability research and other types of scholarly work of its members https://www.acg.edu/about-acg/sustainability-at-acg/education-and-research/ All of our EU-funded research is open access, since EU grants dictate so

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:
Authors are to publish their reports to open access journals or open access repositories making them accessible to all undergraduate and graduate students for the duration of their academic studies.

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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:
Through the institution's Library, ACG members are offered free access to 12 million academic articles from journals, magazines and other periodicals and 46 research databases. The John S. Bailey Library is a member of the AMICAL Consortium , the American Library Association , OCLC , and the National Network of Academic and Scientific Libraries

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:

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