Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.93
Liaison Gabrielle Jette
Submission Date April 13, 2022

STARS v2.2

The Catholic University of America
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 2.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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 Catholic University Digital Collections consists of two parts: Research Repository and the Archives and Special Collections. The Archives and Digital Collections includes digitized material from the Libraries' Archives and Special Collections, including journals, rare books, papers, photographs, garphic arts, etc. The Research Respository includes Catholic University dissertations (2009-present), theses and licentiates (1895-present), photographs, the Catholic University Tower and other digitized print materials. The Research Repository also includes University Research Day submissions and submission from the Department of Library and Information Science's annual Bridging the Spectrum; some are authored by employees and if they have given permission to share their content beyond the campus, the content is freely available to anyone who visits the website.

The Catholic University of America Law Scholarship Repository provides open, full-text access to the School of Law’s student-edited journals and faculty scholarship, as well as providing a permanent record of the many scholarly events hosted by the Law School. It creates a virtual space where the intellectual output of the Law School can be collected, organized and preserved.

https://cuislandora.wrlc.org/ and https://scholarship.law.edu/

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:

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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