Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.50
Liaison Amy Kadrie
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Rochester
AC-11: Open Access to Research

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Karen Berger
Ph.D.
Earth and Environmental Sciences
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How many of the institution’s research-producing divisions are covered by a published open access policy that ensures that versions of future scholarly articles by faculty and staff are deposited in a designated open access repository? (All, Some or None):
None / Don't Know

Which of the following best describes the open access policy? (Mandatory or Voluntary):
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Does the institution provide financial incentives to support faculty members with article processing and other open access publication charges?:
No

A brief description of the open access policy, including the date adopted, any incentives or supports provided, and the repository(ies) used:
A copy of the institution's open access policy:
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The institution's open access policy:

The University is committed to maintaining a teaching and research environment that
fosters open research and exchange of ideas, encourages the creation and dissemination
of new knowledge and promotes academic freedom. It is the policy of the University that
it cannot accept extramural research support that would impose a fundamental limitation
on the freedom to publish or otherwise limit, restrict or censor the dissemination of
research results. A fundamental limitation is defined as any publication restriction other
than a temporary restriction only to ensure that there is no inadvertent disclosure of
proprietary information and/or to ensure that any patent rights are protected.


The website URL where the open access repository is available:
Estimated percentage of scholarly articles published annually by the institution’s faculty and staff that are deposited in a designated open access repository (0-100):
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A brief description of how the institution’s library(ies) support open access to research:

The Library is in the process of establishing a formal policy. In the meantime, they generally follow the best practices laid out by the Association of Academic Library’s SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) organization.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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