Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.28
Liaison Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Jan. 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Notre Dame
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.33 / 2.00 Geory Kurtzhals
Sr. Director
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?:

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

CurateND is a research portal that allows for the management of student research portfolios on several levels. In response to funding mandates, portal features and the related Center for Digital Scholarship services offer streamlined consultation for the creation of data management plans. Upon deposit, you can select different access privileges and embargo periods that allow you to share research results with groups and regulate access to your works while in progress.

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:

'Each faculty member grants The University of Notre Dame the right to archive, preserve, and make publicly available the full text of his or her scholarly articles through CurateND or the current institutional repository. This provides the University with a nonexclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to preserve and provide open access to these works. When publisher agreements do not automatically grant permission to archive the final version, faculty members commit to negotiating for such rights. Faculty members will submit an electronic copy of the author’s final version in an appropriate format as soon as practical, respecting the possibility of the publisher’s or author’s requests for embargo.'

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 Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement encourages students to submit to many Journals. https://cuse.nd.edu/undergraduate-research/sharing-research/publishing-research/

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:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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