|Submission Date||Dec. 21, 2019|
University of North Georgia
AC-11: Open Access to Research
|1.33 / 2.00|
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 Nighthawks Open Institutional Repository is a central exchange for scholarship and creative work contributed by the students, faculty and staff of the university with the goal of expanding the visibility of the university to the regional and global community. University community members are encouraged to contribute works such as articles and books, journals, presentations, conference proceedings, creative activities, media, theses, and archival records of the university. The Nighthawks Open Institutional Repository is a university-wide initiative managed by the University Libraries.
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:
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 Nighthawks Open Institutional Repository currently hosts five open access peer-reviewed journals. These journals are hosted through our server space on the Bepress/Digital Commons server. The journals are hosted free of charge by UNG Libraries and supported by the Special Collections and Digital Initiatives Librarian who provides technical support, assistance with set-up, and software training.
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:
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