Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.46
Liaison Fortino Morales
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of California, Riverside
AC-11: Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Total number of institutional divisions (e.g. schools, colleges, departments) that produce research:
7

Number of divisions covered by a policy assuring open access to research:
7

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted and repository(ies) used:

The Academic Senate of the University of California adopted an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that research articles authored by faculty at all 10 campuses of UC will be made available to the public at no charge.

+ Date Revised: July 1, 2016

A copy of the open access policy:
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The open access policy:

The Academic Senate of the University of California adopted an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that future research articles authored by faculty at all 10 campuses of UC will be made available to the public at no charge. A precursor to this policy was adopted by the UCSF Academic Senate on May 21, 2012.
On October 23, 2015, a Presidential Open Access Policy expanded open access rights and responsibilities to all other authors who write scholarly articles while employed at UC, including non-senate researchers, lecturers, post-doctoral scholars, administrative staff, librarians, and graduate students.


The website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

“Open Access” information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and for society as a whole.

Open Access (OA) has the potential to maximize research investments, increase the exposure and use of published research, facilitate the ability to conduct research across available literature, and enhance the overall advancement of scholarship. Research funding agencies, academic institutions, researchers and scientists, faculty, students, and members of the general public are supporting a move towards Open Access in increasing numbers every year.


The website URL where information about open access to the institution's research is available:

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