Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.35
Liaison Trevor Ledbetter
Submission Date May 2, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Arizona
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Benjamin Champion
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?:
Yes

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

The University of Arizona does not have a formal open access policy; however the UA advocates that UA researchers and authors retain the rights to their work.

The UA hosts a UA Campus Repository for researchers, as well as the public, may view valuable research. The UA Libraries publishes information and tips for UA scientists, researchers and students to help them retain open access to their work, and provides financial support to campus authors to publish in open access journals.


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

The University of Arizona does not have a formal open access policy; however the UA advocates that UA researchers and authors retain the rights to their work. The UA hosts a UA Campus Repository for researchers, as well as the public, may view valuable research. Lastly, the UA Libraries publishes information and tips for UA scientists, researchers and students to help them retain open access to their work.


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:

The University Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research have created an Open Access Publishing Fund to support campus authors who would like to publish in an open access journal but have no funding available for Author Processing Charges..


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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