Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.70
Liaison Kevin Kirsche
Submission Date June 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Georgia
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Nate Shear
Sustainability Metrics Intern
Office of Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

Website URL where the open access repository is available:
A brief description of the open access repository:

This service archives the scholarly output of the University of Georgia, while also making it accessible to faculty and students. Inside the repository you will find: electronic theses and dissertations, conference proceedings, faculty publications, newsletters, reports, and more.
Please note: Submissions to Athenaeum are currently disabled as we move the repository to a new platform. Beginning in October 2020 you will be able to submit items to the new site. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email athenaeum-help@mail.libs.uga.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?:
No

A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:
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Does the policy cover the entire institution? :
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Does the institution provide an open access article processing charge (APC) fund for employees?:
No

A brief description of the open access APC fund:
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the open access journal hosting services:

The University of Georgia Libraries offer a journal publishing service to interested faculty and students of the University of Georgia community. We use Open Journal Systems to help you set up your peer-reviewed open access journal publishing.

Additional details on the service include:
Installations:
$250 one-time fee

Hosting:
$300 annually for OJS

Other:
Production backups – no additional cost
Production upgrades and security patches – no additional cost
Domain registration – cost to us (@ $50 annually)
For questions, please contact Sheila McAlister, Director of the Digital Library of Georgia ( mcalists@uga.edu)


Estimated percentage of peer-reviewed scholarly works published annually by the institution’s employees that are deposited in a designated open access repository:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s support for open access is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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