|Submission Date||Dec. 14, 2018|
University at Buffalo
AC-11: Open Access to Research
|0.00 / 2.00||
Associate University Librarian for Research, Education and Outreach
University at Buffalo
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):
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:
The University at Buffalo Institutional Repository, hosted by the UB Libraries, collects, preserves, and widely distributes UB's research and scholarship, including full-text articles, full-text reports, audio mp3 files, images, and video clips. UB faculty, staff and students may deposit their work for free here.
The School of Law uses a different hosted platform: https://digitalcommons.law.buffalo.edu/
In addition, on March 22, 2018 the State University of New York board of Trustees mandated an open access policy for faculty, student, and staff scholarship (attached).
A copy of the institution's open access policy:
The institution's open access policy:
The University at Buffalo Libraries has played a leadership role in advancing the dialogue for a system-wide open access policy over the past few years. This action and many other efforts across the state have led led to a SUNY-wide mandate that each campus must adopt their own open access policy. The University at Buffalo Provost has formed a working group and efforts are underway to adopt a campus wide policy.
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 UB Libraries can provide assistance with sustainable, long-term, online preservation of your work (articles, data, and other scholarly output).
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: