Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.09
Liaison Jennifer Andrews
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of New Hampshire
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Eleta Exline
Asst Prof/Digital Collections Librarian
Dimond Library
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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?:

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

The Scholars’ Repository, a service of the University Library, is a collection of scholarly and creative works of University of New Hampshire faculty, staff, and students. The items included here have been selected by the library or deposited by academic departments, research institutes, and individual contributors. The UNH Scholars’ Repository is a central location for collecting and promoting scholarship and creative work by UNH faculty, students, staff, institutes, and programs. Scholarship in the repository is indexed by search services such as Google, making it accessible to a wide audience. The Scholars Repository also provides a central location for archiving UNH scholarship for long-term access, promotes the rights of authors to control their intellectual property, and furthers the concept of Open Access to research.

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:

The UNH Open Access Publishing Fund underwrites reasonable publication charges for peer-reviewed open access journal articles by UNH authors. This fund supports UNH authors who want to make their scholarly work available to all readers immediately upon publication by paying reasonable publication fees required by many open access publication venues.

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:

The UNH Scholars Repository provides hosting services for new or transferred peer-reviewed or editorial-reviewed open access journals, publication series, and pre-print series. The UNH library will provides space, training, and ongoing support for such publications as well as advice on policy development.

Most about this service: https://scholars.unh.edu/about.html#hosting
The journals using that part of the service are listed here: https://scholars.unh.edu/peer_review_list.html,

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:

Eleta Exline, Associate Professor, Scholarly Communication Librarian
Office: Library Administration, Dimond Library Rm 131B, Durham, NH 03824 Full profile: FindScholars@UNH

https://scholars.unh.edu/oaw/ https://scholars.unh.edu/oaw/2020/presentations/2/ https://scholars.unh.edu/oaw/2020/media/2/ https://www.unh.edu/it/open-education-unh http://www.unh.edu/sites/www.unh.edu/files/departments/faculty_senate/documents/motions/2009-10/openaccess_signed-xiv-m14-3-22-2010.pdf In addition, the UNH Library, Information Technology, and Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning collaboratively support Open Educational Resources and Open Educational Practices. Information can be accessed at this website: https://www.unh.edu/it/open-education-unh https://libraryguides.unh.edu/oer

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